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Emma Taylor

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Emma Taylor - Associate - Family Law: Children & Child Care

Emma Taylor

Family Law: Children & Child Care

T: 01273 956283

Emma is a Partner at GoodLaw Solicitors having previously qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive. Emma obtained her Law Degree from the University of Kent in 2006 and has worked in family law since 2007.

Emma has practiced in Brighton & Hove for over ten years and has strong local knowledge and connections amongst fellow professionals, services and groups. Emma heads up the Family Department at GoodLaw Solicitors LLP and specialise in cases involving children, to include contact and residence disputes, relocation cases and matters involving social services. In care proceedings, Emma represents grandparents and parents and has particular experience in cases involving sexual abuse and non-accidental injury

Emma has specific expertise in cases involving international/jurisdictional aspects, child welfare or safeguarding issues and also those where clients have specific learning needs or there are Court of Protection issues.

Emma is also a Resolution Accredited Specialist in private law children and TOLATA cases (Trust of Land) where there are property disputes between unmarried couples and frequently deal with complicated disputes on separation involving multiple properties and assets.

In addition to this, Emma is a Family Law Mediator having undertaken her training with Resolution in 2021.

Emma’s objective is to achieve the best possible outcome for her clients, to minimise conflict, be transparent and run her cases with a focus on the best interests of any relevant children.

Emma is a member of Resolution and the Association of Lawyers for Children, a committee member for the Sussex Family Justice Board and a contributor to and member of the Emma has contributed to a book published by Only Mums & Dads called 101 Questions Answered About Separating with Children, which can be found here:

In her personal life, Emma is an avid lover of the outdoors, camping holidays with her son and dogs, and netball team captain. Emma is also a School Trust Governor with specific interest in safeguarding, welfare and child protection issues.

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Client Feedback

I am so pleased I chose to use Emma at GoodLaw to help with my divorce proceedings. I could not have asked for a more efficient or friendly lawyer. She made a stressful experience easier to get through and I would warmly recommend her to anyone.”
Thank you GoodLaw and Emma, in particular, in handling my case in such a proactive and professional manner

“Goodlaw Solicitors provided everything I required in regards to complex legal assistance. They went about their business in a very professional and concise manner. First class approach.”

Just wanted to say thank you for your support with the divorce. You always explained everything so clearly which made such a difference.”

“Thank you so much Emma . You made my life so much easier. When people are getting divorce it can be so stressful and unfriendly and you helped me so much.”


“GoodLaw Solicitors dealt with my case with knowledge in the key areas I needed. I felt reassured and safe in their hands due to their commitment to my case and the information that was provided. I will definitely use them if any other matter arose”


“I would like to say that Emma was brilliant throughout my case. From the moment I first spoke to her I knew she was the person I needed. I had tried others before her, and there was no competition. She is superb”.


“I would like to personally thank you both for everything you have done over the past few months helping me resolve this very important situation with my son for me. It has been a roller-coaster ride but we got there in the end! I wish you both all the best in the future.”

“Dear Emma and Katherine, 
Thank you so so much for all your support and professional guidance at a very stressful time for me. I am thrilled with the outcome which was the best possible outcome for the children. I will whole heartedly recommend you in the future! Many thanks.”

‘Emma, I want to sincerely thank you for defending my case with efficiency and for your continuous support, despite the circumstances.

Without you, the outcome would have been very different and a terrible prospect for the children and me. We won’t forget. We are now able to move on and the children are smiling again.’

“Wow Emma. What a journey you’ve guided me on. I really don’t know how to thank you. What an amazing start to the New Year you’ve given me.”


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