Emma Wainwright


Emma, called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 2022, joined Anvil Chambers in May 2024, after successfully completing her pupillage. She is known for her personable, yet conscientious approach to her work and clients. Emma is quick to gain their trust and put them at ease, whilst guiding them through the legal process with an understanding approach. 

Throughout her pupillage, Emma specialised in a range of civil areas, including contract litigation, professional negligence, property disputes and commercial matters. Emma acquired a particular interest in drafting statements of case and opinions. 

Emma has been involved in a range of High Court and County Court cases, acting for both Claimants and Defendants. She was also involved in a number of group claims, with some groups containing over fifty Claimants. In court, Emma has been described as a courageous and persuasive advocate, who will always put her client’s case forward fearlessly. 

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