Emma Stearman is a Senior Associate Solicitor in the Family Law department, based in the King’s Lynn office. Emma specialises in a wide range of family law matters, including divorce, financial claims, cohabitation agreements, and children matters. Emma deals with a broad range of clients, including parents seeking guidance regarding children matters or a husband or wife seeking advice about divorce proceedings and financial matters following the breakdown of a marriage.
Emma particularly enjoys helping people to cope with a marriage or relationship break down and seeing the progression in them as a person as they become happier, more confident, and positive following such a difficult time in their lives. Similarly, she enjoys helping parents, grandparents, and family members to establish relationships with children previously denied. Emma’s clients can expect honest and practical advice; Emma always hopes to resolve matters as amicably as possible and tries to focus on reaching a settlement without Court proceedings wherever she can.
Emma studied Modern History at the University of East Anglia. While studying, Emma volunteered as an Appropriate Adult at the police station. After graduating, Emma joined Fraser Dawbarns in June 2011 as a Paralegal in the firm’s crime department. Emma qualified as an Accredited Police Station Representative in 2012 and regularly represented clients at the police station.
Emma studied the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) law conversion course at the BPP Law School in Cambridge, while also working at Fraser Dawbarns and graduated with a distinction. Shortly after graduation, Emma took her Legal Practice Course (LPC) at BPP whilst completing her training contract at Fraser Dawbarns, qualifying as a solicitor in May 2016.
Outside work, Emma has attended schools and careers fairs to speak to students about careers in law. She currently resides as the Vice President of the King’s Lynn and District Law Society. In her free time, Emma enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and taking walks around her local area.
I cannot thank Samantha enough for helping me through what is a very stressful time having lost my dear husband in hospital and all the paperwork that is involved. I am grateful for her understanding.Client - Downham Market Office
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