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
Literature (especially the 18th century), and music.
From Inner Temple;
Frank & Burris Gahan Scholar; Exhibition Award; Duke of Edinburgh Award
From the Bar Council;
Bar Council Law Reform Essay Competition, Second Prize
From the College of Law;
No 5 Plea in Mitigation Competition; Negotiation Competition
From the University of Bristol;
The Savage Prize, for best overall performance; Dean’s List; Ross Turnbull Prize
From the University of Oxford;
Oxford University Access Essay Competition, Second Prize
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
‘Credit where credit is due: reforming a benefit recipient’s first right of appropriation’
www.barcouncil.org.uk, Costs in Focus, 2013, Lyons Davidson, Contributor