Emily is a litigator in Mishcon's Private Department, specialising in commercial litigation and acting for individuals, their businesses and families.
She has experience across a wide range of commercial disputes, including breach of contract, civil fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and shareholder disputes. Emily has experience in both onshore and offshore disputes as well as arbitration and contentions art related matters.
In 2016 Emily acted for Gina Miller in her successful judicial review claim against the Government, arguing that Article 50 could not be triggered without the express authorisation of Parliament and in again in 2019 when the Court held, by 11-0, that the Prime Minster had unlawfully prorogued Parliament.
- Acted for Gina Miller in two high profile and successful judicial review claims against the government – the first in 2016 arguing that Article 50 could not be triggered without the express authorisation of Parliament and in again in 2019 when the Supreme Court held, by 11-0, that the Prime Minster had unlawfully prorogued Parliament, Miller & Anor, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Rev 3)  UKSC 5 and R (on the application of Miller) v The Prime Minister  UKSC41).
- Acted for Edward Wojakovski in relation to a shareholder dispute and proceedings brought against him relating to the operation of the Tonstate Group of companies [BL-2018-000544] [BL-2019-002541] [BL-2019-000304];
- Acted on behalf of a multinational oil and gas company in relation to a joint venture dispute over a multi-million dollar concession in the Mediterranean.
- Acted for an individual in successfully applying for an injunction to restrain the presentation of a winding up petition with parallel proceedings brought for breach of contract.