Emma Williamson Crime

Call: 2013


Emma joined chambers following the successful completion of her pupillage. She accepts instructions in all practice areas, with a particular interest in family.

Having read Law with French at the University of Birmingham, Emma went on to study her LLM in European Union Law and secured pupillage upon the completion of her BPTC in 2013.

Emma regularly appears in the County, Crown and Magistrates courts. She is always well prepared, is approachable, and will offer sensible and realistic advice.

Qualifications and Appointments:

  • LLB Law with French, University of Birmingham, 2.1
  • Licence en Droit, Université d’Orléans, Mention Bien
  • LLM EU Law, University of Birmingham, Distinction
  • BPTC, College of Law, Outstanding
  • Albion Richardson Scholarship, Gray’s Inn (2012)


Emma regularly appears in the Magistrates Court at first appearance, trial and sentence. Emma has prosecuted and defended at trials involving a variety of offences, including violence, public order, benefit fraud and animal welfare. She has experience of representing defendants accused of violence in the workplace, including assault on colleagues, inmates or patients. Emma is also familiar with both prosecuting and defending in the Youth Court.

Emma is frequently instructed to act in the Crown Court in breach prosecutions, committals for sentence, appeals against sentence and in a variety of pre-trial and post-trial hearings.

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