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Emmi Wilson

Criminal and Family Barrister
  • Year of Call
  • 2013

Family Law

Care

Overview

Emmi has experience acting for Local Authorities, parents and other significant family members in care proceedings from first hearing through to contested final hearings, including representation of individuals seeking leave to make applications and to become parties. Emmi is experienced in acting for young and vulnerable parents and those with learning difficulties.

Private Law

Overview

Emmi has extensive experience in representing parents and grandparents in private law disputes from the FHDRA through to contested interim, final hearings and enforcement proceedings.

Domestic Violence and Injunctions

Overview

Emmi regularly acts for parties in injunction proceedings including the making of without-notice applications for Non-Molestation Orders.

Ancillary Relief

Overview

Emmi has experience in acting for both husbands and wives at all stages of ancillary relief proceedings including applications to enforce Consent Orders.

Criminal Law

General Crime

Overview

Emmi has a well-established Crown Court practice covering all aspects of criminal defence and prosecution, including violent offences, firearms, drugs, sexual offences, public disorder, dishonesty offences, dangerous dogs offences, animal cruelty, confiscation proceedings, school attendance offences and motoring offences (including in the Magistrates Court) from first hearing through to trial, retrial, sentence, probation breaches and appeals.

Emmi is a CPS Panel Advocate Level 2 Prosecutor. Emmi has experience representing individuals in their applications to the Parole Board for early release.

Insolvency Act/ Company Director Disqualification offences

Overview

Emmi has experience in acting for the Insolvency Service in a range of offences relating to company directors, insolvency and perjury.

Disclosure

Overview

Emmi has extensive experience in the handling of complex disclosure issues. Emmi also regularly represents the police in family proceedings where orders for disclosure are made against the police, including where issues of PII are live.

Police Work

Overview

Emmi regularly acts for the police in various criminal proceedings including applications for Sexual Risk Orders, Sexual Harm Prevention Orders, Destruction Orders (dangerous dogs), cash forfeiture, Football Banning Orders, Domestic Violence Protection Orders, Slavery and Trafficking Risk Orders and appeals against the revocation of Firearms and Shotgun Licenses. Emmi regularly represents the police in family proceedings where orders for police disclosure are opposed. Emmi also acts for the police in civil disputes including applications for Closure Orders.

 

Civil Law

Housing/ Property and Landlord/ Tenant Disputes

Overview

Emmi has experience acting for both private and local authority landlords in possession claims and also acting for the police in seeking Closure Orders.

Personal Injury

Overview

Emmi has extensive experience acting in personal injury claims for both Claimant and Defendant from small claims, infant approvals and stage 3 hearings, through to fast track and multi-track claims. Emmi regularly accepts instructions on CFA’s to advise and represent Claimants on all aspects of their claims.

Contract Disputes

Overview

Emmi has experience acting for both large banks and individuals in disputes relating to loan agreements and the calculation of billing data.

Credit Hire

Overview

Emmi regularly deals with all aspects of credit hire disputes arising within civil claims.

Biographical and Other Information

  • Academic
  • 2013: Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) (Outstanding). 2012: University of Sheffield, LLB (Hons) Law and Criminology (First Class)
  • Memberships
  • The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. The Western Circuit. CPS Advocacy Panel, Level 2. Serious Fraud Office, Disclosure Panel. The Bar Pro Bono Unit. Direct Access Portal
  • Scholarships
  • 2013: The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, Baron Dr Ver Heyden de Lancey Prize. 2013: The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, Certificate of Honour. 2012: The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, Harmsworth Scholarship. 2012: University of Sheffield, Centre for Criminological Research Prize (highest achieving graduate)
  • Interests
  • Outside of her work as a barrister, Emmi keeps her own horses and enjoys all aspects of horse-riding including low-level competing.

Civil Law team members