Emily undertakes work in all areas of Chambers' core practice, specialising in commercial litigation, shipping and aviation. She has appeared as sole counsel in both the High Court and County Courts, and junior counsel in the Court of Appeal. Recent cases include:
Emily has been involved in a wide variety of aviation matters, including personal injury and fatal accidents. Emily is also regularly instructed by airlines in passenger claims under the Montreal Convention and Regulation (EC) 261/2004.
Emily recently appeared as junior counsel in Foster v. Action Aviation Ltd  EWHC 2930 (QB) and  EWHC 2439 (Comm), a dispute arising out of the sale of a private jet, involving allegations of fraudulent misrepresentation, construction of a buy-back agreement, and undisclosed principals.
Emily has been involved in broad range of shipping disputes. She is regularly instructed in relation to claims arising out of damage to cargo during its transportation, both by ship and by road. Emily also has extensive experience in disputes concerning contracts of affreightment, including claims for unpaid hire, laytime and demurrage, and detention.
Emily has recently advised in relation to an LOF salvage arbitration. She also has experience in relation to claims arising from collisions and groundings.
Emily has advised on a wide range of insurance disputes, and has recently spent time working in-house at XL Catlin.
Emily recently appeared as junior counsel in the Court of Appeal in a case concerning the fiduciary and tortious duties of agents, and the joint and several liability of partners (Northampton Regional Livestock Centre Co Ltd v. Cowling,  EWCA Civ 651). She is currently representing the claimants in a claim for dishonest assistance.
Emily has experience of both bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings.
Emily has experience in a range of banking matters, including disputes relating to loan agreements, mortgages, letters of credit, and commercial fraud. She recently assisted Turlough Stone in a dispute arising under a Letter of Credit, relating to the rejection of allegedly discrepant documentation.
Emily has experience of a broad range of general commercial disputes, including sale of goods, international trade, fraud, negligence and jurisdictional disputes.
Emily also has experience of ex parte applications for interim relief, including anti-suit injunctions.She recently acted as junior counsel in an application for a freezing order in support of foreign proceedings, and for the enforcement of a letter of request (GFH Capital Ltd v. Haigh, 13 August 2014).
Emily has acted as sole and junior counsel in respect of professional negligence claims. She recently appeared in the Court of Appeal (led by Matthew Reeve) in a negligence claim against commercial property agents (Northampton Regional Livestock Centre Co Ltd v. Cowling,  EWCA Civ 651), and she is currently involved in a solicitors professional negligence claim.
M.A. (Law), Jesus College, Cambridge University.
BPTC, BPP Law School, Outstanding.
Inner Temple Award for Outstanding Achievement in the BPTC, 2011.