Emma Taylor

Emma Taylor

Emma TaylorEmma Taylor

LL.B (Hons)
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.

During her second (practising six) Emma has been instructed on a wide range of civil
and family cases including care matters which have involved learning difficulties,
issues of sexual abuse and domestic violence. 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.

emmataylor@pendragonchambers.com

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