About Us

ELM Legal Services are a specialist Wills, Probate and Trusts company.

Established in 2000, we have helped over 30,000 people complete their Wills and are currently a leading provider of Will Writing services across England & Wales.

We pride ourselves on being personable, professional and family-focused.

Our aim is to give you the peace of mind that your family's interests have been properly protected.

About ELM Legal Services

Why choose ELM?

We are specialists

We are a specialist Will Writing, Probate & Trusts company. This is all that we do. As a result, we're able to provide the highest quality service possible - something that is reflected in our fantastic customer reviews.

Over 20+ years experience

ELM was established in 2000 and has been providing a professional and reliable service ever since. We are members of the Institute of Professional Will Writers and our in-house training development plan means all our employees achieve industry-recognised qualifications.

We have helped over 30,000 people

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.

Free no-obligation enquiries

Because everyone's circumstances are different, we offer free no-obligation enquiries, ensuring you get a personalised service that meets your specific needs.

What makes ELM 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.

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

It's our team that makes us great!

Meet the professional and friendly team behind ELM Legal Services

Jim Emsley

Managing Director

Tammy Coneybeer

Practice Manager

Sue Hobbs


Nathan Hobbs

Marketing Manager

Andy Mills

Digital Media & Tech Coordinator

Guy Millward

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Chloe Nelmes

Probate Administrator

Katie Deamer

Probate Administrator

Ella Bracey

Head of Wills and Trusts

Steph Ley

Will Drafter

Zoe Batchelor

Head of Legal

Lauren Sadd

Legal Assistant

Chloe Phillips


Josie Juniper

Bookings Coordinator


Office Companion

Work with us

We currently have Estate Planning Consultant positions available across England & Wales

Work with us

Supporting the Bristol Animal Rescue Centre

The Bristol Animal Rescue Centre (BARC) has been dedicated to caring for our city’s rescued animals and wildlife for over 130 years. They do not receive any funding from the RSPCA and rely on donations, fundraising and legacies to continue operating. As a company full of pet lovers, we are proud to support the Bristol Animal Rescue Centre by providing a free Will to anyone leaving a donation to the charity.

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Our History

ELM Legal Services have been helping people for over 20 years. Find out more about our history below.


In 2000 ELM was founded by Jim Emsley.


ELM joins the Society of Will Writers, a self-regulatory organisation whose primary objectives are the advancement, education and ethical standards within the will writing profession.


ELM joins the Professional association of Legal Services (PALS).


ELM is awarded with the Investors in People certification. Since 1991 Investors in People has set the standard for better people management.


ELM relocated to our extensive city centre premises.


ELM joins the Insititute of Professional Willwriters. The Institute of Professional Willwriters was founded in 1991 as a self-regulatory body to safeguard the public from unqualified practitioners and unethical business practices and has established itself as the recognised professional body regulating and promoting the profession of Willwriting in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Shortlisted for Will Writing Firm of the Year


ELM is shortlisted for Will Writing Firm of the Year (South) at the British Wills & Probate Awards 2018.


ELM is awarded by the Parliamentary Review. The Parliamentary Review recognises the best practice of organisations across the private and public sectors.

"Great service - should have done our wills years ago"


ELM launches Online Wills; a brand new way to conduct Estate Planning consultations.


The new and improved ELM Online website launches.

What our clients say

We take the drama out of making a Will, but don’t just take our word for it...

“Very pleased with the whole service we have received… very quick and efficient.”

Mr Stokes

“Always helpful and documents returned quickly.”

Mr Davies

“Really appreciated the time spent Glen Coley with us to clarify our needs, listened and understood very pleasant man.”

Mr Barratt

“Preparing to make a will is essential, but a very hard thing to do as no one wants to think about losing a family member. The man we spoke to was very understanding about the difficulty I was having in trying to plan for something I seriously never wanted to face. He took us through every step with explanations and choices and was very friendly and caring. I would recommend E.L.M to anyone who needs a caring, helping hand to make the hard

Mr Nash

“Very impressed with the no nonsense approach. All questions were answered in a understandable format. Was made to feel that all questions were relevant. Particularly liked the fact that no pressure was brought to purchase add on services.”

Mr Fox

“Very happy in regards to the service and advice received.”

Mr Beamish

“Anthony Marshall was very efficient and arrived on time, questions were answered in a professional manner, and care was taken to make sure we understood everything.”

Mr Gregor

“I have already recommended you to my neighbours who will contact you when they are ready to make their wills in the near future.”

Mrs Bate

“I am very satisfied with the service I have received from ELM.”

Mr Westlake

“Great service – should have done our wills years ago”

Mrs Bailey

“Very happy with service received, would recommend”

Mr Haylett

“Fantastic service all round, from the very first meeting of your consultant through to checking I have signed correctly at the end including an amendment that needed to be made. Furthermore, i believe your service represents excellent value for money. I have already recommended your service to several friends.”

Mrs Fuller

“We were very pleased with the service we received!”

Mr & Mrs Andrews

“I received my will within a week of being seen and am extremely happy with the service.”

Mrs Dower

“Many thanks for your excellent and friendly service, you made everything so easy to do. We will be recommending you to our friends.”

Chris & Lynda Chick

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