Senior IP Solicitor

Manchester Office

Telephone. +44(0) 161 247 4900
Email. [email protected]


Emily works with a wide variety of clients – from household names (including a global car manufacturer) and luxury brands, to tech start ups and creatives, across a range of sectors, and with a particular focus on automotive, fashion and retail, food and beverages. Emily advises on and litigates the full spectrum of IP rights, including patent, copyright, trade mark, passing off, design rights, database rights, trade secrets and confidential information. Her cases have involved a wide range of technologies including software, pharmaceuticals, non-invasive pre-natal testing (and other diagnostic technologies), medical devices and "clean" automotive developments.

Emily has worked on claims in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC), the High Court, the Court of Appeal and the London Circuit Commercial Court. She is particularly experienced in litigating cases in IPEC.

Emily is bright and approachable and always eager to work with clients to find the most commercially pragmatic and creative solution to their issues.


  • Law


  • Automotive icon Automotive
  • Creative, media & entertainment icon Creative, media & entertainment
  • Food & drink icon Food & drink
  • Retail icon Retail


  • Advertising
  • Copyright & database rights
  • Data protection & privacy
  • Designs & design rights
  • Due diligence
  • IP litigation
  • Strategy
  • Trade marks
  • Transactional IP & commercial support



England & Wales


Law and Criminology


Biotechnological Law & Ethics


Nottingham Law School


Diploma in Intellectual Property, University of Oxford


The Internet of Things

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The ASA straightens out GHD

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The skin we don't live in

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British Airways’ fine reduced to £20 million

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Emily has previously acted a mentor for law students at The University of Manchester through its mentoring scheme.

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