After obtaining an M.Phil in Criminology from Trinity Hall, Cambridge, Emma qualified as a solicitor in 1995 and worked for Wedlake Bell. Before joining Gordon Dadds in 2013, she was partner and head of the family team at Rooks Rider.
Emma has worked exclusively in family law for over 20 years and advised on all aspects of private family work. She holds particular expertise in the financial consequences of divorce and has a keen interest in Leave to Remove cases.
My testimonials and accolades
“Provides an excellent service to clients. The lawyers in the team (headed by Emma Morris) are extremely responsive and you have the feeling that the team is working towards a resolution rather than just whipping up fees.”
“Emma Morris leads this excellent family practice.”
“Emma Morris is admired for her sound judgement and client skills.”
“Recommended for Family.”
“Extremely experienced and an exemplary tactician.”
My recent publications
Insights / No fault divorce – possible from Spring 2022
From the 6 April 2022, married couples, including those entered into civil partnerships, will be able to divorce without blaming one party or adhering to the current separation period requirements.
Insights / Divorce, relocation and Covid-19
Since March 2020, many articles have reported on the perceived increase in divorce rates during the Covid pandemic. Only time will tell if this proves to be correct and if the record-breaking 2019 figure of 108,421 divorces for both same-sex and opposite-sex couples in the UK is surpassed.
Blogs / Under control
Emma Morris examines the powers of the courts to make civil restraint orders and the circumstances in which such an order may be appropriate.