Emily is a general commercial practitioner specialising in commercial fraud, and banking and finance. She has broad experience in obtaining urgent injunctive relief including freezing orders, asset preservation orders and delivery up orders. Emily’s banking and finance practice has a particular emphasis on financial derivatives instruments, and she is familiar with standard form contracts including the ISDA Master Agreement.
Emily is ranked in the latest edition of Chambers & Partners in commercial dispute resolution and she is recommended as a leading junior in banking and finance and financial services by the Legal 500, where she is described as “technically outstanding, with a very sound grasp of copious quantities of fine detail.”
She has experience in cases involving contractual interpretation and rectification; dishonest assistance; fraud; bribery; fraudulent trading; rights of set-off; contractual estoppel; rights under contracts of indemnity; and guarantees.
Before embarking on a career in law, Emily was a financial journalist covering the global derivatives markets. She brings a strong understanding and useful insider’s perspective on financial markets to her legal practice.
‘Deals calmly and effectively with clients.’(Legal 500 2019)
‘Technically very strong and able to assimilate large amounts of detail.’(Legal 500 2019)
"Emily displays strong commercial sense."(Chambers UK 2019)
"Displays real confidence in the courtroom and has a tremendous work ethic. Her attention to detail is second to none."(Chambers UK 2019)
"Emily is a very solid junior, who is very conscientious and careful." "She is diligent and committed."Chambers & Partners UK Bar 2018
‘Technically outstanding, with a very sound grasp of copious quantities of fine detail.’Legal 500 UK 2017
‘Incredibly hardworking.’Legal 500 UK 2017
“She is plainly an extremely accomplished and high-flying junior.”Legal 500 UK 2016
"Displays real confidence in the courtroom and has a tremendous work ethic. Her attention to detail is second to none."Chambers UK 2019
BA (Hons) Philosophy 1st class, University of Southampton
PgDL, University of Westminster
BVC, Inns of Court School of Law
Emily is a keen sailor and she crews a two-man Firefly dinghy. She won the National Championships in 2017 and 2009 and regularly finishes in the top five in national events.