Emma specialises in corporate litigation and advisory work, as well as corporate insolvency and general commercial litigation. She appears as sole counsel in a variety of matters in the High Court and County Courts, and as part of a larger team in complex, high value disputes.
Her recent work includes PrivatBank (acting with Stephen Smith QC, Tim Akkouh, and Christopher Lloyd in an application to continue a worldwide freezing order), Melvin v Roache (acting with James Potts QC in a shareholder dispute concerning companies incorporated in Gibraltar), and Carlyle Capital Corporation (instructed with Ben Griffiths in claims brought by the liquidators of a collapsed investment fund against the fund’s former directors and managing agents).
Emma obtained a first class degree from Cardiff University, graduating first in her year, followed by a BCL (Distinction) from the University of Oxford. Prior to joining Erskine Chambers, Emma worked as a course co-ordinator, lecturer, and tutor of taxation law at the University of Newcastle, Australia.