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. 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 regularly accepts instructions in a variety of family law cases including public, private and matrimonial finance matters, and has experience of issues which include child neglect, sexual abuse and domestic violence. Emma has conducted hearings in respect of applications in Occupation and Non-Molestation orders and has experience in both Specific Issue and Prohibited Steps orders.
On the civil front Emma has acted for both Claimants and Defendants in numerous small claims involving road traffic accidents. She is also frequently instructed in Credit Hire matters and Stage 3 Oral hearings on behalf of both local and national firms. Emma is also developing a busy paperwork practice and often drafts pleadings and opinions on quantum in personal injury matters as well housing disrepair and other related areas.
Emma Taylor is a barrister registered with Bar Standards Board of England and Wales. She is a sole practitioner and has professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Ltd., Bar Mutual Management Company, 90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST www.barmutual.co.uk. Bar Mutual provides cover for claims brought anywhere in the world.
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