Emily joined the Military Claims team in October 2022.
Emily is a paralegal in Gaggan Mawi’s team and supports Gaggan and Marie-Joelle Theanne in a variety of claims involving military personnel. Since starting in October, Emily has assisted her team with cases concerning personnel affected by bullying and harassment, clinical negligence, and personal injury.
Emily has both an LPC LLM from the University of Law in Birmingham and a First-Class Honours degree in International Law from the University of Birmingham. Throughout her degrees, Emily focussed her studying on several aspects of healthcare law, including modules in clinical negligence and UK healthcare Law, as well as conducting research papers on the prevalence of unlawful sterilisation of intellectually disabled women.
During her undergraduate degree, Emily undertook a year abroad in Australia where she studied at the University of Technology, Sydney. During her time there, Emily specialised in Mental Health and Disability Law, providing her with a strong insight into the legal issues which arise from mental health challenges.
Emily has previous work experience at a solicitor’s firm and at a GP where she was a receptionist. She enjoys interacting with people / and is experienced in dealing with vulnerable patients/clients in stressful situations.
Emily’s hopes to complete her training contract at BBK, with the eventual aim of becoming a solicitor.