Emma Cooper-Hedges

Senior Associate | London

Client services contact Grace Doody


Emma is a senior associate in our private client and tax team.

Emma specialises in the preparation of estate planning advice and wealth structuring solutions for high net worth individuals and the banks and trustees that work with them. She assists with a broad range of private client practice areas including tax, trust and succession planning for UK resident, UK domiciled and non-UK resident, non-UK domiciled individuals. Emma's work includes the creation and administration of trusts (identifying appropriate trust structures, drafting trust instruments and advising settlors, trustees and beneficiaries on tax and trust matters). She enjoys preparing and implementing estate plans for the families she works with, including the preparation of Wills, Letters of Wishes and incapacity documentation, and project managing complex, cross-border transactions for clients.

Emma spent 5 years with the Private Client Team at Forsters LLP, before joining Withers in September 2019. She has a particular interest in charitable and philanthropic advisory work and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate's Specialist Interest Group for Philanthropy Advisors.