Emma Slade

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Emma Slade

Partner / Barnstaple
01271 349917 [email protected]

Emma Slade is a professional negligence solicitor, who heads up our specialist unit dealing exclusively with claims against professionals.

She joined Slee Blackwell in 2010 having qualified in Kent in 1995. She then moved on to a small London law firm before hearing the call to move to Devon.

Emma deals with all aspects of professional negligence law, representing claimants who have been let down by a variety of professions, including surveyors, architects, financial advisers and, of course, solicitors.

This is what The Legal 500 said about Emma and Slee Blackwell’s professional negligence team in its 2017 edition:

Slee Blackwell provides ‘excellent service’ to clients, handling a range of claims arising in a variety of professions. It specialises mainly in claims against solicitors, with negligence claims in relation to wills, trust and probate as a particular area of expertise, acting exclusively for claimants. Emma Slade heads the practice and is particularly recommended. Recent highlights include acting for a client in a claim which had arisen due to negligent financial advising in the form of an unsuitable fixed rate mortgage, also acting against solicitors in a claim relating to a prescriptive easement on an industrial property and a claim involving a contested will and testamentary capacity; both cases were settled successfully. Other recent work includes handling a claim against a surveyor who had failed to properly check the boundaries on a property.”

Emma obtained her law degree at the University of Hull, but decided that one degree wasn’t enough so subsequently obtained a History degree with the Open University. She has a wide range of interests away from the office, ranging from sky diving and scuba diving to pottering around on her allotment with her chickens, ducks and bees.

If you are looking for a specialist professional negligence solicitor then give Emma Slade a call.

Partner
Barnstaple
01271 349917
[email protected]

Emma Slade is a professional negligence solicitor, who heads up our specialist unit dealing exclusively with claims against professionals.

She joined Slee Blackwell in 2010 having qualified in Kent in 1995. She then moved on to a small London law firm before hearing the call to move to Devon.

Emma deals with all aspects of professional negligence law, representing claimants who have been let down by a variety of professions, including surveyors, architects, financial advisers and, of course, solicitors.

This is what The Legal 500 said about Emma and Slee Blackwell’s professional negligence team in its 2017 edition:

Slee Blackwell provides ‘excellent service’ to clients, handling a range of claims arising in a variety of professions. It specialises mainly in claims against solicitors, with negligence claims in relation to wills, trust and probate as a particular area of expertise, acting exclusively for claimants. Emma Slade heads the practice and is particularly recommended. Recent highlights include acting for a client in a claim which had arisen due to negligent financial advising in the form of an unsuitable fixed rate mortgage, also acting against solicitors in a claim relating to a prescriptive easement on an industrial property and a claim involving a contested will and testamentary capacity; both cases were settled successfully. Other recent work includes handling a claim against a surveyor who had failed to properly check the boundaries on a property.”

Emma obtained her law degree at the University of Hull, but decided that one degree wasn’t enough so subsequently obtained a History degree with the Open University. She has a wide range of interests away from the office, ranging from sky diving and scuba diving to pottering around on her allotment with her chickens, ducks and bees.

If you are looking for a specialist professional negligence solicitor then give Emma Slade a call.