Emily graduated with an honours degree in law from the University of Sheffield in 2006 and with a master degree in Biotechnological Law and Ethics from the same institution in 2008. She completed the LPC at Kaplan Law School in Nottingham in 2010.
After working for a year as a paralegal at DLA Piper, Emily completed her training contract at Walker Morris. During her training contract she undertook a six-month secondment at Covance, a global pharmaceutical company, in the commercial contracts team, before joining boutique Manchester firm, Heatons (now Fieldfisher) on qualification.
Emily has been involved with a number of High Court and IPEC disputes relating to patents, trade marks, copyright and design rights, including acting for a large high street fashion retailer and two global car manufacturers. Emily has experience of preparing witness statements, pleadings and applications, including interlocutory injunctions.
She also has experience on the non-contentious side in drafting and preparing non-disclosure, confidentiality and master service agreements, in addition to copyright and trade mark licences and assignments.
Emily also speaks Spanish.