Emma Coward

Professional Background

Emma began working for Clark Willis in May 2016 and graduated from Northumbria University in July 2016 having completed her Law Degree and Legal Practice Course. Emma assists clients in family, mental health and crime. Emma commenced her training contract with the firm in May 2018.


Emma's role within the family department involves her ascertaining details and taking instructions from new clients including divorce, disputes about children and attending Child Protection Conferences and Legal Meetings. Emma is also an active part of our Mental Health Team, visiting clients in various hospitals within the North East to take instructions. In the criminal department she is involved in liaising with clients and Counsel, attending conferences and taking instructions from prospective clients. Emma also assists in the preparation of cases for trial.

Areas Of Interest

Emma is working towards becoming a qualified Solicitor.


Emma is keen to help clients at difficult times in their lives. She is particularly interested in the law surrounding mental health and assisting those who are vulnerable.

Emma Coward

Family, Mental Health, Crime

Contact Emma

  • "We found all staff pleasant and helpful.....we would use Clark Willis again if needed and would recommend to others."

    – Mr D

  • "I was totally at ease with the consultation by Miss Coward"

    – Ms G