Emma accepts briefs primarily in commercial and public law matters.

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 to the Chief 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 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 Dr Chris Jessup QC and Ray Finkelstein QC, with Christopher Lum.
  • CPSU v UniSuper Ltd [2020] VSC 825 - acted for the defendant, led by Tomo Boston QC.
  • Marciano v Marciano (settled) - led by Georgina Costello QC.
  • Dover Financial Advisers Pty Ltd & anor v Holley Nethercote & ors (settled) - acted for the first defendant, led by Christopher Archibald QC.
  • CareSuper judicial advice - led by Dominique Hogan-Doran SC (Re CareSuper Pty Ltd (No 2) [2021] VSC 854 and Re CareSuper Pty Ltd [2021] VSC 805).


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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
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Contractual Disputes
Intellectual Property & Trade Practices
Competition Law & Consumer Law
Consumer Protections
Equity & Trusts
International Law
Public International Law
Private International Law
Conflict of Laws
Choice of Law / Jurisdiction
Property & Probate


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


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