Emma accepts briefs primarily in commercial and public law matters.

She is currently a contributor to Thomson Reuters' Practical Law on Victorian litigation practice and procedure.

Before joining the Bar Emma was at the Supreme Court of Victoria, first as Associate to the Honourable Justice Elliott and then as Executive Officer. Prior to that she worked in Geneva for the World Intellectual Property Organisation.

Emma graduated from Melbourne Law School with prizes in Property, Civil Procedure and Legal Research. She has a Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) from the University of Oxford which she attended on an Allan Myers Scholarship. She also has a BA Hons in English Language and Literature from Oxford.

Emma is a member of the Bar's Innovation and Technology Committee and welcomes electronic briefs. 

She read with Dr Michael Rush QC and her senior mentor is Colin Golvan AM QC.

Matters include:

  • Family Court of Australia and Federal Circuit Court of Australia - Harmonisation of family law rules, led by Chris Jessup QC (ongoing).
  • CPSU v UniSuper Ltd [2020] VSC 825 - acted for the defendant, led by Tomo Boston QC.


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PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 7243
Email [email protected]

Chambers: Room 2910
Aickin Chambers
200 Queen Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Commercial Law
Civil Procedure Law
Property & Probate
International Commercial Law
Intellectual Property & Trade Practices
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Contractual Disputes
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Consumer Protections
Intellectual Property & Trade Practices
Copyright & Design Registration
International Law
Conflict of Laws
Private International Law
Public International Law
Choice of Law / Jurisdiction
Property & Probate
Public Law & Administrative Law
Discrimination & Equal Opportunity
Information Privacy
Disciplinary Proceedings
Technology Law & Media Law


Admitted to the Legal Profession:
19 Mar 2013
Signed Victorian Bar Roll:
25 Oct 2018


BA Hons (Oxon), JD (Melb), BCL (Oxon)

Committee Memberships

Innovation and Technology