LL.B (Hons) University of Strathclyde

Dip.LP University of Strathclyde

Special interests

Bankruptcy & Insolvency

Company and commercial


Land Law


Emma called to the Bar in 2022 as a Faculty Scholar, following seven years’ experience as a solicitor practising with international law firm, CMS. 

Emma was qualified as a solicitor in both Scotland and in England & Wales.

Emma specialises in commercial dispute resolution, including contract, technology and financial services matters.  She also has a keen interest in company/corporate matters, where she acted as solicitor in a number of leading reported decisions.  During her devilling, Emma gained valuable experience under the instruction of her devilmasters, broadening her interests in the fields of property, construction and insolvency.  

As a solicitor, Emma was regularly involved in high value and complex first instance litigation before the Commercial Court and appellate proceedings before the Inner House of the Court of Session.  She also has experience of resolving matters through mediation.

Emma served as president of the Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association from 2014-2016.