Emma advises on the full range of contentious property issues, with a particular focus on insolvency matters, arrears, dilapidations and business tenancy renewals. Emma also deals with contractual and development disputes, specialising in rights of light and Electronic Communications Code issues.
During 2011, Emma acted on behalf of Arqiva Limited in claims against three mobile network operators, including Everything Everywhere and Orange. The litigation resulted in two successful judgments for Arqiva in the Technology & Construction Court, Arqiva Limited & Ors v Everything Everywhere (formerly T-Mobile (UK) Limited) & Ors  1 All ER 607 and (2011) 108 (32) LSG 18.
In 2013, Emma acted for two investors who bought shares in a company designed to purchase the Pinnacle site in London and who sought the return of their investment or an account of any profit. The case, Abbar v SEDCO Real Estate Ltd & Ors  EWHC 1414 (Ch), included the challenge of reviewing 12,000 documents in a matter of weeks.
Emma lectures widely on property litigation issues and writes for various publications, including Estates Gazette and Property Law Journal. She also edits the reports on cases dealing with easements and restrictive covenants for the Property Law UK website.
Emma is admitted to practise in England and Wales. She is an ADR Group Accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator.
- Arqiva Limited & Ors v Everything Everywhere (formerly T-Mobile (UK) Limited) & Ors  1 All ER 607, and (2011) 108 (32) LSG 18
- Abbar v SEDCO Real Estate Ltd & Ors  EWHC 1414 (Ch)