Emma joined Lawtons at the end of June 2021 as a paralegal. She is a former midwife who has since changed to a career in law. Her dedication and commitment to a career in this field is evident. She is used to working under pressure and in stressful situations. In 2020, during the lockdown, Emma co-founded and is an executive member of Neurodiversity in Law. Emma advocates for clients and professionals with mental health and neurodiverse conditions; recognising how these conditions are a current issue for both lawyers as well as some clients.
Emma gained a Midwifery degree from the University of Plymouth in 2012, she then went on to study law, whilst living in Cyprus and raising a young family. In 2018, Emma returned to the UK and gained a 2.1 Law degree from the University of London (Distance Programme) in 2020. In the summer of 2020 Emma secured a major scholarship (The Rosina Hare Scholarship) from The Honorable Society of Middle Temple and is currently undertaking the Bar Vocational Course with Criminal Specialism and LLM at City Law School.