Emma joined Burgess Mee in 2021 after qualifying as a solicitor in 2018. She has a Master’s degree in law from the University of Law London, with her dissertation focused on forced marriages in England.
Emma advises a wide range of clients based in England and abroad. She practices all types of family law, specialising in high net worth divorce and complex and international financial remedy proceedings. Emma has assisted on a number of reported cases, including representing the applicant mother in DN v UD, securing the first ever outright award of capital to a child to purchase a home, along with what is believed to be the largest reported Schedule 1 housing fund. She also regularly advises on pre and post nuptial agreements.
Emma is committed to trying to reach amicable solutions for her clients through negotiation and alternative dispute resolutions. However, she is a strategic and fierce litigator when the need arises.
Emma is an active member of Resolution, the national organisation for family lawyers. She was elected to sit on the London YRes committee. She is also a volunteer for Rights of Women, which provides free legal advice for victims of domestic abuse.