Head of wills and probate becomes director at Emsleys

Emsleys Solicitors’ head of wills and probate Helen Gott has been appointed as a director at the firm.

With over eight years’ experience, Gott is an expert in the private client field, advising on wills, probate, administration of trusts and estates, court of protection matters, mental incapacity issues, deputyship and Powers of Attorney.

She is a fully qualified Society of Trust and Estate Practitioner (STEP) solicitor, and a fully accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly, as well as a Dementia Friend.

Since joining Emsleys in January 2016, Gott has become a member of the Leeds Dementia Action Alliance Steering Group and is also on Alzheimer’s Research UK’s list of specialist solicitors who have experience of assisting clients with dementia.

Gott will use her expertise to grow and develop Emsleys’ private client departments alongside directors Andrew Greenwood, Alistair McKinlay and Natalie Marrison.

Alistair McKinlay, director and head of conveyancing, said: “We are looking forward to Helen’s new ideas and initiatives as she takes on an important and active role in the management and success of the firm in the years ahead.”