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Emmi Wilson

Family Barrister
  • Year of Call
  • 2013

Family Law



Emmi has experience acting for Local Authorities, parents and other significant family members in care proceedings from first hearing (either first directions or urgent applications for Interim Care Orders/ Emergency Protection Orders) 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 parties and those with learning difficulties or where the Official Solicitor is acting. Emmi also has experience in dealing with proceedings under the Adoption and Children Act 2002.

Private Law


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

Domestic Violence and Injunctions


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

Ancillary Relief


Emmi has experience in acting for both petitioners and respondents at all stages of ancillary relief proceedings including those made within marriages or civil partnerships, and applications to enforce Consent Orders.


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.

Family Law team members