Emma Price


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Call: 2014 (Inner Temple)

Qualifications: Bar Professional Training Course (The City Law School) – Outstanding LLM (UCL) – Distinction LLB (The University of Bristol) – First Class Awards Barstow Scholarship, The City Law School (for third best overall results on the BPTC) Major Scholarship, Inner Temple; Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award, Inner Temple

Expertise


During pupillage, Emma gained experience of a wide range of commercial matters, and now seeks to develop a broad commercial practice. Emma advises in writing and represents clients in the County Court on a range of commercial matters, including, for example, debt recovery, contractual disputes and claims concerning the Consumer Rights Act.

 

During pupillage, Emma gained experience of a wide range of company matters. Emma advises in writing and represents clients in the County Court on a range of commercial matters, including, for example, debt recovery, contractual disputes and claims concerning the Consumer Rights Act.

 

During pupillage, Emma gained experience of a wide range of partnership matters. Emma advises in writing and represents clients in the County Court on a range of commercial matters, including, for example, debt recovery, contractual disputes and claims concerning the Consumer Rights Act.

 

During pupillage, Emma attended a planning inquiry concerning an appeal under section 68 of the Town and County Planning Act against the refusal of planning permission. She has also gained experience of, and assisted with, a range of planning matters, including the lawfulness of planning conditions, lawful use and prior approval. Prior to pupillage, Emma completed an LLM at UCL, which encompassed study of public and administrative law matters. As a result, Emma has a solid understanding of the public law principles which underpin planning disputes.

During pupillage, Emma gained experience of, and assisted with, professional negligence matters concerning construction professionals, particularly defective designs and workmanship by architects and builders, and also legal professionals, particularly in relation to negligent advice and case presentation.

 

Emma has experience in relation to both residential and commercial property matters. She is regularly instructed in relation to landlord and tenant disputes, such as possession hearings and claims concerning breach of tenancy deposit provisions, and also in relation to mortgage possession hearings, including claims concerning overriding interests. She also has experience of obtaining charging orders over property. During pupillage, Emma gained experience of a wide range of property and real estate matters, concerning boundary disputes, easements and restrictive covenants.

 

During pupillage, Emma gained experience of a broad range of wills and trusts matters, including constructive trusts, proprietary estoppel, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, and probate proceedings. She is now looking to develop her practice across these areas.

 

Practice Overview

Emma is a barrister specialising in commercial, real estate and wills & trusts work. During her recent pupillage, Emma gained experience of, and assisted with, a broad range of matters, including disputes concerning wills and trusts, real estate, professional negligence, insolvency and partnerships. She also attended hearings in the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, the Chancery Division and the County Courts.

Emma is developing a busy court practice, being regularly instructed to appear in the County Courts for trials and also procedural matters, including CCMCs, preliminary hearings and interim applications (such as pre-action disclosure, strike out and set aside).

Prior to commencing pupillage, Emma completed an LLM at UCL and an LLB at The University of Bristol. Upon completion of her studies, Emma spent two years working as a Law Reporter for the All England Reporter, during which time she wrote and edited digests of judgments across all areas of law. This provided an excellent opportunity to cover some of the most high-profile Court of Appeal and Supreme Court cases.