Emmeline accepts instructions in all of Chambers’ main areas of practice.

Before coming to the Bar, Emmeline worked as a social worker in child protection services, including in a family court team. Emmeline has also taught Labour law to undergraduates at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, and continues to teach the Labour course for the Oxford Law Faculty.

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Commercial

Emmeline accepts instructions in all areas of commercial litigation.

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Arbitration

Emmeline accepts instructions in relation to domestic and international arbitrations.

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Employment

Emmeline accepts instructions in all areas of employment law, and has a particular interest in issues of employee status and human rights in the workplace. During pupillage, she has worked on matters in the Employment Tribunal, High Court and Supreme Court.. She has taught Labour law to undergraduates at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, and continues to do so for the Oxford Law Faculty.

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Public & Regulatory

Emmeline accepts instructions in all areas of public and administrative law.

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Achievements

Education

  • Classics BA (Oxon, Congratulatory First)

  • Law BA (Cantab, First)

  • BCL (Distinction)

  • Masters in Social Work (Bedfordshire, Distinction)


Prizes and scholarships

  • Peter Taylor Scholarship (Inner Temple, 2018-19)
  • Human Rights at Work Prize (BCL, University of Oxford, 2018)
  • Children, Families and the State Prize (BCL, University of Oxford, 2018)

  • BCL Scholarship (Jesus College and Law Faculty, 2017-18)

  • Wade Prize for Administrative Law (Part II, University of Cambridge, 2015)

  • Littleton Chambers Prize for Labour Law (Part II, University of Cambridge, 2015)

Publications

  • ‘Lift the Ban: A Right to Work for Asylum Seekers,’ (UK Labour Law Blog, 15 November 2018).

  • ‘The 2014-15 Legal Year in Overview: Criminal Law. Evidence and Procedure’ (The UK Supreme Court Yearbook, 2015).

  • ‘Profiting from Punishment: should the private sector run children’s prisons?’ (John Howard Essay Prize, 2012).

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Research interests

Emmeline has worked with Professors Catherine Barnard and Amy Ludlow on research projects on EU-8 migrants’ use of employment tribunals, and with Professors Jeremias and Abi Adams-Prassl on the impact of digital court reforms on access to justice.


Volunteering and Pro Bono

Emmeline interned at the Texas Defender Service, which provides legal services and representation for prisoners on death row in Texas, USA. She has also been a volunteer at FRU since 2016.

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