‘A tough negotiator, who is excellent with lay clients [with] an impeccable court manner’
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CASES AND WORK OF NOTE
Emma represented a family in an Article 2 ECHR inquest concerning the death of a Bristol man who died in a house fire. Emma represented the family at a number of PIR’s which included the successful application to the coroner for expert psychiatric evidence to consider whether the deceased had the capacity to make decisions regarding his residence and care needs due to mental health problems shortly prior to his death.
Emma represented a wife in an Article 2 ECHR jury inquest concerning the death of a prisoner in his cell. The inquest lasted a week and involved the questioning of a number of professionals (health and social care and from within the prison service).