Emma joined the restructuring and insolvency team as a paralegal in 2002. She qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2012 and was appointed as an associate in 2015.  

Emma is a member of the team which acts for The Insolvency Service, an executive agency of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Emma specialises in applications for the disqualification of directors of insolvent companies under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 and applications for bankruptcy restrictions orders. She has significant litigation experience and regularly attends court in relation to her matters.

Emma has experience of disqualification applications involving a wide range of misconduct, including Missing Trader Intra Community (MTIC) fraud and investment scams concerning the sale of carbon credits to members of the public.  

Emma also has experience in dealing with cases involving breaches of FCA and consumer regulations, de facto/shadow directors and disqualification arising out of criminal proceedings. 

  • The Insolvency Service - Proceedings brought pursuant to the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (and connected applications) nationwide.