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
  • 18 head office staff

We have helped over 30,000 people to complete their Wills, leaving them safe in the knowledge that their family’s interests have been properly protected.

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.

We are also members of the Institute of Professional Will Writers.

Call us now on 0117 952 0698 or Make A Free Will Enquiry and we will discuss your current circumstances with you and explain all available options available to you.

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A very professional, friendly and efficient team of people. I would definitely recommended them to friends and family, in fact I already have.

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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.


ELM joins the IPW

E.L.M joins the Institute of Professional Will Writers


Shortlisted at awards

In 2018 E.L.M. were shortlisted for Will Writing Firm of the Year (South) at the British Wills & Probate Awards 2018.


Recognised by Parliamentary Review

The Parliamentary Review recognises the best practice of organisations across the private and public sectors.


Web-Cam Wills Launched

In 2020 E.L.M. launched Web-Cam Wills; a brand new way to conduct estate planning consultations.

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Jim Emsley

Managing Director

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Sue Hobbs

Head of Administration Department

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Tammy Hamilton

Returns Department Administrator

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Andy Mills

Data Administration

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Guy Millward

Contact Centre Administrator & Diary Team Manager

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Chris Cotter

LPA Administrator & Tech Wizard

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Nathan Hobbs

Data Coordinator & Diary Team Manager

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Kerri Lane

Receptionist / Customer Service Advisor

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Katie Deamer

Trust Administrator

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Phil Edwards

Administration Department

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Steph Ley

Will Drafter & Administrator

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Anne Prescott

Payroll & Accounts Department

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Ella Bracey


We currently have Estate Planners and Contact Centre roles available

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

Phone :
0117 952 0698
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Address :

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