Emily joined Chambers in 2017 following successful completion of her pupillage at 3 Hare Court. She has a broad interest in all of Chambers’ specialisms and seeks to establish a varied civil, commercial and public law practice during her first years as a tenant. She is a fluent French speaker and has a strong interest in international and cross-border work.
During pupillage, Emily appeared as sole counsel in the High Court (Business and Property Court) and was regularly instructed in County Court trials and interlocutory hearings on behalf of both claimants and defendants. She has a growing paperwork practice and provides written advice in a range of civil and commercial matters.
Emily studied English and French at the University of Oxford, graduating with a First-Class degree in 2014.
Commercial and insolvency: Emily gained exposure to high-value commercial and insolvency litigation throughout pupillage. She assisted supervisors with matters including a high-profile dishonest assistance claim brought by the liquidators of a Gibraltar law firm against its former bank, and a High Court trial involving allegations of unlawful means conspiracy.
Public law: During pupillage, she worked on a constitutional appeal to the Privy Council from Saint Lucia concerning the right to silence in the context of criminal trials.
Travel and personal injury: She is regularly instructed by both claimants and tour operators in claims under the Package Travel Regulations, and has experience dealing with flight delay and cancellation claims under the Denied Boarding Regulations.
Property: She regularly acts in landlord and tenant disputes including possession and leasehold forfeiture claims.
Employment: She has a particular interest in employment issues and is interested in developing a practice in this area.