Emma is an experienced commercial litigator who advises on high value commercial disputes.

Emma has significant experience in acting for large international organisations, PLCs and SMEs as well as private individuals. Emma has particular experience in advising clients in complex contractual, shareholder, warranty, confidential information, professional negligence and pensions disputes. She has represented clients seeking High Court interim injunctive relief, including Freezing Orders and advised on Search and Seizure Orders.

She has represented clients in the High Court and has adopted many forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution including mediation and arbitration.

Emma also specialises in acting for employers and senior employees in relation to the enforcement of restrictive covenants and has experience of High Court unfair competition actions. She can also advise employers and employees alike in relation to team moves.

Emma is a very capable ambitious lawyer and an invaluable part of both the Leeds and national dispute resolution teams. Clients and colleagues continue to praise Emma for her thorough yet common sense approach to litigation. As well as her legal work Emma is also on the firm’s National Equality and Diversity working group, leads the Leeds Office’s inclusion and diversity programme and is one of its mental health and wellbeing champions.

She is a member of the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association.


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