Emily has represented individuals who are being investigated by the police and prosecuting authorities, including the CPS, FCA and SFO.

She has particular interest in cases where there is a cross border and international element and frequently acts for individuals facing extradition or the publication of INTERPOL red notices.

She also acts for companies and organisations, conducting internal investigations into allegations of misconduct.

Emily has particular experience assisting individuals who are at risk of reputational damage due to falling victim to "sextortion" or blackmail.

Prior to joining Kingsley Napley, Emily was part of the Standby Defence Team for Radovan Karadžić at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.

Emily is a member of the Kingsley Napley Diversity & Inclusion group and a co-chair of the LGBTQ+ and Allies network.

Notable Cases

  • Representing several individuals who face INTERPOL red notices.
  • Representing individuals who are at risk of reputational damage due to falling victim to "sextortion" or blackmail.
  • Representing several individuals in respect of SFO investigations into overseas bribery and corruption.
  • Conducting internal investigations for a number of companies and organisations into allegations of misconduct by current and former staff members.
  • Represented a company, challenging an overseas restraint order.
  • Secured an acquittal for a man accused of theft.
  • Secured an acquittal for Colonel Kumar Lama, a Colonel in the Nepalese army, on charges of torture.


Professional memberships

  • Defence Extradition Lawyers Forum
  • Young Fraud Lawyers Association
  • Women In Criminal Law


Insight from Emily

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International Criminal Law – A Month in Review – April/May 2018

International Criminal Law – A Month in Review – March 2018

Property owners are still using corporate envelopes - will they be demotiv-ATED by increased charges and inheritance tax?

Privacy by design to safety by default: A process improvement approach to data protection

Legal update: Court confirms need for interim suspension order in a public interest case

Successful lawsuit may increase the scope for challenging CQC ratings

High Court clarifies the position in relation to reliance on documents from previous investigations and/or the findings from previous investigations

Adverse employment disciplinary findings do not spell the end of your career

Good communication is as important as a doctor's clinical skills

Case Update: High Court remits case back to the General Dental Council’s Professional Conduct Committee to reconsider whether the erasure sanction imposed was proportionate

International Criminal Law – A month in review – February 2018

Dutch businessman sentenced to 19 years for arms trafficking and war crimes

CIPFA Disciplinary Committee swayed by mitigation

Is regulatory reform back on the agenda, or has it been kicked into the long grass again?

Equal Pay Day – What does gender equality mean at Kingsley Napley?

Universal jurisdiction – cases in the UK

International Criminal Law – A month in review – August 2015

International Criminal Law – A month in review – July 2015

Private prosecutions for crimes of Universal Jurisdiction

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