Emily is a specialist insurance lawyer and a key member of Wynn Williams' national Dispute Resolution Team. She has over 15 years' of experience in New Zealand, England and Australia representing insurers in the District Court, High Court and Court of Appeal. While overseas, Emily's focus was professional indemnity and personal injury litigation, including time as in-house counsel for an international broking house. Since the Canterbury Earthquakes, Emily has been heavily involved with defending claims in the High Court Earthquake List. She has also developed expertise in commercial material damage and business interruption claims and construction disputes.
Emily is recommended and recognised as a Leading Individual by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021
for her work in Insurance Law. She is described as "a leading light in domestic and commercial earthquake insurance claims". Clients describe her as "an outstanding lawyer. An intelligent, strong advocate with sound judgment and compassion.” Emily is "commercial, easy to get along with, and has an excellent understanding of the law and legal practice. ”
Previous legal directories describe her as "a hands-on practitioner, always on top of her brief and close to her clients, who trust her"
"Every client I work for is different and unique. Not only is the "law stuff" interesting and stimulating, I particularly enjoy connecting with my clients, learning about their businesses and helping them in a practical way."