Emma is a partner in the Real Estate group, specialising in planning and environmental law. She has particular expertise advising on high-value single site development projects, including obtaining planning consents, negotiating planning agreements, navigating appeals, and advising on compulsory purchase processes. 

Emma advises UK and international clients on the development of major sports stadia, logistics, office, hotel, residential, leisure, and student accommodation schemes. She also advises on the planning and environmental aspects of real estate, corporate, and financing transactions.

Emma is recognised for her work as a rising star in The Legal 500 and a leading individual in Chambers & Partners.

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