Emily Bowden



Emily is a Solicitor in the Employment Team.

Emily assists the Employment Team with contentious, non-contentious and immigration matters.

Before qualifying into the Employment Team in September 2019 Emily undertook seats in our Real Estate, Construction and Infrastructure Teams.

Emily joined Ashfords in 2013 as a Conveyancing Assistant in our Residential Conveyancing Team. Whilst working as a Conveyancing Assistant Emily completed her MSc in Law, Business and Management at the University of Law.

Emily currently sits on the XYBC committee which organises events for young professionals in Exeter as well as being the Treasurer for the Law Society Devon and Somerset Junior Lawyers' Division.

Relevant experience

  • Various clients: Assisting in acting for Claimants and Respondents with claims brought in the Employment Tribunal.
  • Various clients: Advising on various employment matters such as TUPE, sickness, performance, capability, disciplinary and grievance procedures.
  • Various clients: Assisting in providing immigration advice to individuals and companies, including assisting with visa applications and queries regarding sponsor licences.
  • Various clients: Assisting with drafting contracts of employment, staff handbooks and consultancy agreements.