Emma Williams

Viewing: Agriculture and Rural Affairs for Emma Williams

Emma is dedicated to providing a first class service. She understands that all clients deserve nothing less. Emma graduated from the University of Bristol with the best first-class degree in her year and won the Savage Prize for best overall performance.
Emma has experience of agricultural property, especially, the effect of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995.
Emma has advised clients in relation to matters encompassing the Inheritance (Provision for Adults and Dependents) Act 1975 against an agricultural context. Emma’s advisory practice has also included issues of constructive trust and proprietary estoppel.
In addition, Emma has experience of boundary disputes within an agricultural background.
Recent work includes: Advising a utility provider as to the operation and effect of the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995, Advising a prospective claimant in relation to a claim to title by adverse possession, Advising and representing clients in relation to boundary disputes.
Previous Experience
Litigation Assistant, SLC Solicitors; Junior Costs Drafter, Lyons Davidson; Gateway Assessor, Citizens Advice; Social Policy Co-ordinator, Citizens Advice; Witness Support Volunteer, Victim Support
Interests
Literature (especially the 18th century), and music.
Awards
Inner Temple: Frank and Burris Gahan Scholar; Exhibition Award; Duke of Edinburgh Award
The Bar Council: Bar Council Law Reform Essay Competition, Second Prize
College of Law: No5 Plea in Mitigation Competition; Negotiation Competition
University of Bristol: The Savage Prize, for best overall performance; Dean’s List; Ross Turnbull Prize
University of Oxford: Oxford University Access Essay Competition, Second Prize
Qualifications
University of Bristol, First Class BA (Hons), English – ranked first in year
The College of Law, LLB, Upper second, Law
The College of Law, Bar Professional Training Course, Very Competent
The College of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law, Commendation
Press and media
“Credit where credit is due: reforming a benefit recipient’s first right of appropriation”
Costs in Focus, 2013, Lyons Davidson, Contributor

Latest News & Publications

Emma Williams examines the usefulness of the little known global substitution order...

Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2019
The recent Court of Appeal decision in Habberfield v Habberfield [2019] EWCA Civ 890 provides...

Date: Tue, 28 May 2019
Litigation is often personal. Parties will often know one another prior to commencing proceedings. B...

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