Emma Blay
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Emma Blay


Emma is an associate in our Wills & Estates team, and is located in the Brisbane office. She joined Barry.Nilsson. in September 2018.

“I was drawn to BN long before I began working here. The firm has a stellar reputation, not just for the quality of their service, but also the internal culture.”

Having worked exclusively in Wills & Estates since her admission in 2014, Emma has experience in all aspects of:

  • Estate planning
  • Deceased Estates and Estate Litigation
  • Guardianship and Elder Law

She also has experience in commercial law, property law, conveyancing and retail shop/commercial leasing.

With a diverse range of clients, Emma’s particular area of interest is handling complex estate administration matters, such as Family Provision Applications, removal of Executors, informal Wills, Will construction Applications, foreign grants/reseals of probate, issues with testamentary capacity and validity of Wills.

“My clients are often experiencing one of the most difficult times in their life, and it’s extremely rewarding to be able to help them through it. I always try to take a compassionate approach to achieve the most favourable outcome for my clients.”

Emma has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Science, and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. She is a member of Queensland Young Lawyers, the Fortitude Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Queensland Law Society.