Erica is an experienced private client lawyer with over 15 years’ experience. She provides solutions for high net worth individuals including wealth preservation, later life planning and succession planning for individuals and business owners.

Erica trained as a solicitor with a Norwich firm and spent 4 years working as a private client lawyer before returning to the East Midlands.

She joined Eking Manning in 2000 before it merged with Geldards and has helped build and expand the firm’s Private Client team.

Erica advises clients across the East Midlands on a full range of issues pertinent to their personal legal requirements including; wills, trusts, lifetime gifts and deeds along with the administration of complex estates and trusts.

Born and brought up in the East Midlands, Erica lives in Nottinghamshire with her husband and daughters.


"Is invaluable in helping navigate the legal complexity as well as family dynamics."
Chambers & Partners 2021

"She is straightforward, organised, commercial and incredibly knowledgeable about Inheritance Tax and planning," enthuses an impressed client, who adds: "She is invaluable in helping navigate the legal complexity as well as family dynamics."
Chambers & Partners: High Net Worth Directory 2020

'Erica Thomson is very approachable, on your side and quick to respond to queries'
Legal 500, 2020

"Professional and able, formidably intelligent without a trace of flamboyance or egotism, Erica is a delight to work with."
Roger Craik, Associate Professor of English, Kent State University 

"I would highly recommend Erica Thomson from Geldards to anyone seeking will drafting, estate planning or probate assistance. Erica takes a very professional, thorough, yet still friendly approach with my clients which both they and I appreciate."
Adam Rhodes, Director, Rhodes Wealth Management