- St Hilda’s College, Oxford University, Philosophy, Politics and Economics - First Class
- City Law School - GDL - Distinction
- Kaplan Law School - BPTC - Very Competent
- Northern Circuit
- Lord Denning Scholarship
- Lincoln's Inn Hardwicke Entrance Award
- St Hilda's Finals award
Emily undertook pupillage supervised by Karen Brody and has built up a busy practice covering a mix of family and civil work. In her family practice Emily represents parents in contact disputes and represents parties in financial proceedings, from conferences and initial stages through to final hearings. She has wide experience in financial dispute resolutions, including issues around inherited and business, child maintenance payments and general damages payments. In her civil practice Emily frequently acts in personal injury cases and is regularly instructed in claims arising out of RTAs, credit hire disputes and has a wider common law practice which includes housing and contract matters.
Emily represents parties in Court of Protection matters and has experience in complex cases including severe developmental disabilities, degenerative disorders, DOLS, best interest decisions, continuing care planning, residence decisions and contested appointments of deputies in property and financial matters. She has also represented local authorities in the Mental Health FTT and dealt with issues of funding for continuing care.
Before being called to the Bar in 2012, Emily worked as a public policy researcher and as an analyst for a City based financial consultancy. Her experience as a researcher included working on reports dealing with childcare funding, impact of demographic change and the effect of regulation upon the small business and third sector. Working as an analyst Emily built up vast experience working with financial institutions on AML and sanctions compliance policies and procedures.
Emily has a CELTA qualification in teaching English and has worked in Thailand and China for two years as an English language teacher.