Emma Woodman

Emma Woodman

Family Law Team Leader and Paralegal, Bristol

Emma is a team leader and paralegal in the family law team of Co-op Legal Services, based in the Bristol office. Emma assists our family law solicitors with a range of family law matters, such as divorce, matrimonial finances and children matters, resulting from the breakdown of a marriage.

Emma also manages the other paralegals in the family law team.

Emma is experienced in preparing clients for court hearings, and preparing the required paperwork, to ensure the client achieves the best outcome.

Emma also assists in the preparation of prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, and cohabitation agreements.

Emma is passionate about her role in the family law team and therefore will always go above and beyond to achieve the best results for clients. Emma appreciates that a relationship breakdown can often involve stress and uncertainty for the client, so providing high quality client care is very important to her.

Emma has experience in conversing with clients, dealing with the court and drafting key statements and documents.

Career history

Emma joined Co-op Legal Services in 2016, initially working in the personal injury department, before transitioning over to the family law team in 2018. Emma enjoys working as a paralegal in the family team, and in 2022, she became a paralegal team leader, managing other paralegals in the team and supporting their career development.

Prior to working at Co-op Legal Services, Emma worked in the insurance industry, selling and servicing home and car insurance policies. She has also worked in customer service roles.

When not working

Outside of work, Emma enjoys spending time with her family and friends and will never miss out on an opportunity to travel.

She also partakes in charity events, as well as volunteering for the local community.