Emma accepts instructions across the spectrum of criminal law; as an example, Emma has previously defended cases involving section 18 GBH, robbery, possession with intent to supply and various sexual offences.

Emma is a dedicated criminal practitioner. Before coming to the Bar she worked as a Crown Court Caseworker with Reeds Solicitors LLP. The role has provided her with an excellent foundation in criminal law enabling her to excel as an advocate at the Criminal Bar.

Key cases

Robbery and tendering counterfeit currency. (Trial)

Section 18 GBH and possession of bladed article, crown alleged defendant struck complainant to the head with a machete. (Trial)

Attempted sexual communication with a person under 16. Defendant was alleged to have been communicating with a person who was posing as a 13 year old. (Trial)

Possession with intent to supply Class A drugs – cocaine and heroin. (Trial)

Areas of expertise

Emma has experience in general crime, having accepted instructions for cases in the Youth Court, Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court.

Further information

2018 – BPTC – BPP – Very Competent
2016 – GDL – BPP – Commendation
2015 – BA Hons Classical Studies & French – University of Exeter – 2:1