Emma is a litigation and dispute resolution specialist, advising both commercial and individual clients on matters relating to property and financial services.
Emma specialises in property disputes, including commercial and residential litigation, professional negligence, contractual and company/partnership disputes.
She is experienced in Lands Tribunal, County Court and High Court proceedings, as well as cases at the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. She also has experience with mediation and other alternative dispute resolution procedures.
Emma has also gained substantial experience in contentious financial services cases relating to interest rate swap litigation against investment banks.
She has Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from Cardiff University.
“The key part of my job is to take the burden of litigation and contentious situations from my clients to allow them to focus on their business and lives."
What you may not know about Emma
Emma is a keen runner and has run a number of races, including in Sofia, Bulgaria. Emma is also part of a running group who volunteer at and assist local charities and organisations in Cardiff and the Vale. Emma is also an interested in Amateur Dramatics.
My recent publications
News / Avoid Court delays with Alternative Dispute Resolution
Recent media headlines have highlighted the delays in courts hearing trials in both criminal and civil proceedings. Prior to March 2020, the courts were already experiencing delays in listing hearings and trials, and this delay was further exacerbated by the Coronavirus pandemic.
News / What happens if you can’t perform your contract as a result of Covid-19; Force majeure and doctrine of frustration in the context of Covid-19
Whilst the health and wellbeing of society as a whole is at the forefront of everyone’s minds, business owners are likely to have additional concerns in circumstances where it is difficult, or in some cases impossible, to perform contracts entered into prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. Those businesses who are unable to perform their obligations under the contract, will need to review the terms of the contract itself to see if they are able to avoid or mitigate a liability which could otherwise amount to a breach of contract.