Emily is a Trainee Solicitor in the Public Sector team.
Prior to joining Ashfords, Emily attained a First Class LLB Law Degree at the University of Exeter with Dean’s Commendation. She then completed the LPC at the University of Law in Exeter with a High Distinction.
Whilst studying, Emily volunteered at a legal aid clinic in Honduras, helping rural communities in the area. She also volunteered at the University of Exeter Access to Justice Law Clinic.
During the summers of University, Emily worked at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, the home of British Olympic sailing, organising world class sailing events.
Emily completed the first seat of her training contract with the Property Litigation team. During this seat, Emily was able to get involved in several matters working alongside Partners and was responsible for her own caseload of housing disrepair cases for a large client in the Property Litigation department. Emily also worked on commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes, possession claims, co-ownership disputes, alleged unlawful eviction and a disputed land transfer. This seat allowed Emily to advise local authorities, registered providers, private companies, developers and private individuals.