Barrister at Law
Called 2017 (Middle Temple)
Emma previously served with the British Army in the Royal Military Police. During her service she was deployed to a number of operational theatres including Germany, Poland, Canada, Kuwait, and was awarded an Operational Service Medal (OSM) for her deployment to Iraq in 2007. Whilst working with the prestigious Special Investigations Branch (SIB), Emma undertook a number of high-level enquiries into the deaths of service personnel overseas on behalf of the UK Coroner. Upon leaving the Military Emma worked for the Civil Police as an Investigator within the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) and Major Crime notably working for a year exclusively on Operation TUCKHILL, a multi-million pound fraud investigation.
During her studies for the Bar Emma was awarded the Max Engel Scholarship Award and selected to represent her University at the UKSLA national mooting competition. Prior to commencing pupillage, Emma gained invaluable advocacy experience working for Ashley Taylor’s Legal and was quickly selected to undertake the internal advanced advocacy course. Her advocacy experience includes applications for Mortgage Repossession, Landlord and Tenant proceedings, Injunctions, Return of Goods and Infant Settlements.
Emma is undertaking a mixed Family and Civil pupillage and will be available for instruction from June 2019.