Emma is a senior practitioner having been called to the bar in 2004.
Emma practices exclusively in Private Family Law. She covers hearings at courts of all levels from FHDRA through to Final Hearings.
Emma is particularly experienced in contested contact and residence applications and also accepts instructions in non-molestation, occupation and specific issue injunctions.
Emma is happy to accept instructions at short notice in emergency or urgent applications and she can turn around paperwork to tight deadlines.
Emma is personable, easy going and makes clients feel at ease whether they are parents, extended family or children’s Guardians.
Emma is very skilled at dealing with difficult opponents, she is robust and has an assertive manner. Her work is of a high standard, accurate and thorough and she has many repeat solicitor customers.
Emma receives instructions in both Fast-Track and Multi-Track personal injury actions, combining professional service with a friendly and approachable manner. Emma is noted for her sensitive approach to clients, which is particularly evident in cases involving injuries of a delicate nature such as scarring and psychological injury.
Emma has extensive experience of acting in cases involving children as well as adults and claimant and defendant firms both consider her a go to person for matters involving infants.
Emma accepts instructions to advise, settle pleadings and takes a particular interest in cases involving valuation of injuries such as scarring and psychological trauma.
Infant approval is a key part of her workload and she expects to turn instructions around in less than 5 working days. She can advise on urgent basis if requested.
Prior to specialising Emma has represented in jury trials for offences up to and including murder. She has acted for the Equal Opportunities Commission on a pro-bono basis and has acted in a number of inquests.
2004 called to the Bar by the Inner Temple, London
Manchester Metropolitan University (LLB, Hons – First Class)
Winner of the Blackstones Prize for best degree in her year Manchester Met University
Fielden Park College, West Didsbury
Brookway High School, Wythenshawe
Emma is a mother of five children and coaches minis rugby at her local rugby club where she has recently been appointed captain of the women’s team.