About Us

Personal, Professional & Family Focused

Family First

Why Choose E.L.M?

Our dedicated legal team have vast experience within the Wills and Probate sector and we are currently one of the Top 5 providers of Will Writing services within the UK.

Our growing team are here to help you and now consists of:

  • 13 consultants
  • 12 head office staff

What makes E.L.M different?

As every individual has varying circumstances, we pride ourselves on the personalised approach we have towards every client that comes to us.

We ensure our services are delivered in the most professional and reliable way possible, resulting in a trusted and loyal relationship being built between us and our clients. This is supported by our in-house training development plan, which sees all our employees achieve industry-recognised qualifications.

These include the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Diploma programme which leads to becoming a fully-fledged Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP), and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) qualifications.

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How we got here

Our History

We’ve been providing Will Writing and Estate Planning for over a decade and in that time the business has developed significantly.

Have a look at what we’ve achieved over the years…


E.L.M Founded

In 2003 E.L.M was founded by Jim Emsley.


Dedicated UK Customer Service Centre

In 2004 E.L.M set up the first dedicated customer service centre for will writing in the UK.


Joined the Society of Will Writers

In 2005 E.L.M joined the Society of Will Writers, a self-regulatory organisation whose primary objectives are the advancement, education and ethical standards within the will writing profession.


Joined PALs

In 2010 E.L.M joined the Professional Association of Legal Services (PALS).


Became Investors in People

In 2011 E.L.M became Investors in People. Since 1991 Investors in People has set the standard for better people management.


ELM Moved to new premises

Moved to the current extensive city centre premises.

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Jim Emsley

Managing Director

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James Soden

Practice Manager

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Charlotte Wrigley

Will Drafting Team Manager

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Sue Hobbs

Administration department

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Tammy Hamilton

Data Administration

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Andy Mills

Data Administration

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Katie Deamer

Customer Services Administrator

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Phil Edwards

Administration Department

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Steph Ley

Will Drafter and Legal Executive

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Anne Prescott

Payroll & Accounts Department

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Get in touch

Please feel free to email using the contact form or call us.

For out of hours, complete the contact form and we will get in touch with you shortly.

We are a national provider of legal services and can offer home visits across most of England & Wales.

Phone :

0800 019 4557

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Address :

E.L.M Legal Services Ltd, Gas Lane, Bristol BS2 0QL.