“A fearless and enormously effective cross-examiner. She leaves no stone unturned in presenting a case to a jury. A master of her brief.”
‘She is very dogged, determined and always on top of every detail in a case.’
Legal 500 (Leading Juniors) Ranked Tier 3
Emma’s practice encompasses the full spectrum of serious and complex criminal cases, both prosecuting and defending. An outstanding jury advocate with formidable skill in cross-examination and speeches, her meticulous preparation of every case is self-evident.
Emma is particularly suited to dealing with cases which are sensitive or those involving the young or vulnerable, including those with mental health difficulties and has excellent communication skills with an empathetic approach.
Hardworking and offering a high level of professional care, Emma is extremely accessible and responsive. Her down to earth manner makes her an extremely popular choice for lay and professional clients alike.
Emma has particular expertise in the most serious sexual offences including those involving very young children but her extensive experience also encompasses a wide and diverse range of offences including murder, serious violence, aggravated burglary, child cruelty, arson with intent, robbery, large scale drugs supply offences and firearm offences, along with serious dishonesty offences.
- Criminal Bar Association (former secretary and executive committee member)
- South East Circuit
- Essex Bar Mess
Awards, Qualifications & Other
- Grade 3 CPS Counsel
- CPS Rasso Panel
- Vulnerable witness course approved facilitator
- GDPR trained
- 2000 Inner Temple Ashworth scholar
- 2000 Inner Temple Duke of Edinburgh Scholar
- 2001 Inner Temple Geoffrey Veale Prizewinner