Emily was called to the Bar in 2019. She became a tenant of Exchange Chambers in March 2022 following the successful completion of her criminal pupillage.
During pupillage, Emily appeared regularly in both the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. She has experience prosecuting and defending a broad spectrum of criminal and quasi-criminal matters, including:
- Dangerous Dogs
- Football Banning Orders
She has also appeared in the Youth Court and secured the acquittal of a s.18 Wounding in respect of a vulnerable youth defendant.
Emily has established a busy motoring practice and has represented defendants and appellants in relation to a variety of offences. She has secured successful outcomes in ‘Special Reasons’ and ‘Exceptional Hardship’ applications.
Prior to joining the Bar, Emily worked for the National Probation Service. She has in-depth working knowledge of the sentencing regime and extensive experience prosecuting breaches of court orders. She has also previously undertaken roles with the Financial Ombudsman Service and with HMCTS.
Emily is extremely affable and has already established herself as an approachable, confident, and hardworking junior. She accepts instructions in all areas of crime.
(2021) R v PC – successful application for exceptional hardship
(2021) R v PR – successful application for exceptional hardship
(2021) R v RM – successful application for exceptional hardship
(2022) R v ND – successful application for exceptional hardship
(2022) R v ED – successful application for exceptional hardship
(2022) R v KS – successful special reasons argument
(2022) R v SH – disqualification removed upon appeal
(2021) R v TMD – acquittal s.18 Wounding for youth defendant
(2021) R v AMD – prosecution in Grade 3 Fraud matter
(2022) R v PS – successfully defended application for Football Banning Order