​Innovative Leeds law firm Emsleys Solicitors expands nationally

Emsleys Solicitors is expanding its office network nationally with the appointment of a new Director based in the South West.

Emma Costin has joined as a Director and Head of Asbestos Illness & Occupational Disease Claims. Based in Bristol, Emma will lead an expert team specialising in asbestos illness, occupational cancer and industrial disease claims. The new initiative will be based in the South West.

Emma was previously Director of Complex Personal Injury at a national law firm where she worked with Peter Watson, who joined Emsleys as a Director in February.

With 24 years’ experience, Emma is highly respected for her expertise in industrial disease and life-changing injuries. In addition to this, she is experienced in management, business development, and structuring new teams.

Emma has been recommended by The Legal 500 and is a member of APIL and Lincoln’s Inn.

Director Peter Watson said: “It’s an exciting time for Emsleys as we innovate and look for new opportunities to grow and advance our firm. I’m delighted to be working alongside Emma Costin again to develop a successful new department that works hard for its clients and delivers exceptional and unparalleled service.”

Emma Costin said: “When I joined Emsleys, I was particularly struck by its commitment to clients: ‘We deliver what we promise’. Over the coming months I hope to build a team that really prides itself in living and breathing this value.”

To contact Emma, please email emma.costin@emsleys.co.uk.

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Left-right: Director and Head of Asbestos Illness & Occupational Disease Claims Emma Costin, Director Peter Watson and Director and Head of Conveyancing Alistair McKinlay

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Anna Hinchcliffe

Marketing Executive

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