Emma Williams

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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 received the Savage Prize for best overall performance.
Emma handles a wide range of commercial litigation ranging from representing the interests of multi-national companies to sole traders. Emma is well-versed in contractual disputes across numerous industries, including the construction industry. She understands the commercial approach required in such litigation and the importance of leveraging as strong a position as possible for her clients.
In addition to appearing in court, Emma drafts pleadings and advice in matters as broad as, but certainly not limited to, construction disputes, professional negligence, breach of contract, breach of restrictive covenants, passing off and simple debt claims. She understands the interdisciplinary nature of commercial litigation and its relation to, for instance, insolvency law.
Emma is happy to represent clients at mediation.
Emma looks forward to receiving instructions across the breath of commercial litigation.
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
From Inner Temple;
Frank and 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
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
www.barcouncil.org.uk, Costs in Focus, 2013, Lyons Davidson, Contributor

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