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.
|Since 2022||Partner, Taylor Wessing|
|2020 - 2022||Senior Counsel, Taylor Wessing|
|2016 - 2020||Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2014 - 2016||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2013 - 2014||Senior Solicitor, Minter Ellison|
|2009 - 2013||Solicitor, Minter Ellison|
|2019||Admitted as a solicitor, England and Wales|
|2009||Admitted as a barrister and solicitor, New Zealand|
|2009||Bachelors, First Class, Law, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand|
|2008||Bachelors, Science, Environmental Studies and Geography, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand|
The Building Safety Act 2022
Higher-risk buildings (HRBs)
Advising Infinium Logistics on EV charging infrastructure expansion
Advising Verdane on its investment in UrbanVolt to electrify business transition to renewable energy