Emily graduated with an honours degree in law from the University of Sheffield, UK 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, UK in 2010 and the Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice at Oxford University, UK in 2016.
After working for a year as a paralegal at DLA Piper, a global law firm based in the UK, 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 a variety of applications, including interlocutory injunctions.
She also has experience on the non-contentious side in drafting and preparing a wide range of IP agreements including patent, trade mark and copyright licences and assignments.