Emily has a broad commercial practice with a particular emphasis on shipping and aviation related disputes. She is recommended as a leading junior in the fields of Shipping, Aviation and Travel Law by The Legal 500.
Emily regularly appears as sole and junior counsel in both court and arbitration. She is experienced in shipping disputes of all kinds, and has acted in a wide range of aviation matters, including commercial disputes and claims under the Carriage by Air Conventions. Emily’s cases frequently involve important issues of principle, such as the meaning and effect of industry standard contractual terms.
"She is a real aviation specialist; her knowledge in this area is invaluable."(Legal 500, 2020)
"She is astute, composed and prepared."(Legal 500, 2020)
"Down-to-earth, prompt, and manages expectations well."(Legal 500, 2020)
Emily has been involved in a broad range of shipping disputes, both in court and arbitration. She is regularly instructed in claims arising under charterparties and bills of lading, including those concerning off-hire, laytime and demurrage, unsafe ports, unseaworthiness and cargo claims. Emily’s recent work includes:
Emily has also experience of variety of shipbuilding disputes, as well as cases involving ship repair, and has:
Emily has experience of a broad range of commercial disputes. Her recent work includes:
Emily regularly acts on behalf of leading airlines, and has experience of a wide range of aviation disputes, including commercial disputes, fatal accidents, claims under the Carriage by Air Conventions, and Regulation 261/2004. Emily’s cases frequently involve important issues of principle for the airline involved, such as the meaning and effect of industry standard contractual terms, and the validity of the assignment of passengers’ claims for fixed compensation.
Emily’s work includes:
Emily has acted in a wide range of professional negligence claims, including in claims against marine surveyors, solicitors and commercial property agents. Emily’s work has included:
Emily is regularly instructed in cases concerning both domestic and international carriage of goods by road. Recent work includes:
"She is astute, composed and prepared."(Legal 500 2020)
M.A. (Law), Jesus College, Cambridge University.
BPTC, BPP Law School, Outstanding.
Inner Temple Award for Outstanding Achievement in the BPTC, 2011.