Emma accepts briefs primarily in commercial and public law  matters.

She is currently a contributor to Thomson Reuters' Practical Law on Victorian ligitation 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. 

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.

Prior to studying law Emma was a professional actor in the UK, US and Australia working predominately on stage and in film.  She worked in Geneva for Dr Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organisation.

Emma is a member of the Bar's Innovation and Technology Committee.  She read with Dr Michael Rush QC and her senior mentor is Colin Golvan AM QC.

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PH +61 3 +61 3 9225 7243

Aickin Chambers
200 Queen Street
Melbourne 3000

Practice Areas

Commercial Law
Civil Procedure Law
Contractual Disputes
Intellectual Property & Trade Practices
Intellectual Property & Trade Practices
Copyright & Design Registration
International Law
Private International Law
Public International Law
Conflict of Laws
Choice of Law / Jurisdiction
Public Law & Administrative Law
Discrimination & Equal Opportunity
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