Emma Brown

Emma Brown

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Services Limited

Biography

Emma is an associate in the Baker McKenzie Dispute Resolution team based in London. Emma undertakes a broad spectrum of commercial litigation, advisory and general disputes work. In addition to experience in general commercial disputes, Emma practices in a number of specialist areas, including investigations.

Emma first joined Baker McKenzie as a Trainee Solicitor in September 2015 and qualified into the Dispute Resolution team in September 2017. During Emma's training contract, she also undertook seats in the London office’s Private Equity & Funds and IT/Commercial departments. In her final seat, Emma spent six months on secondment at a global technology company in London, where she assisted the in-house legal team.

Representative Legal Matters

Litigation and Arbitration

  • Representing a CIS-client in complex multi-party litigation pertaining to the disputed ownership of various assets.

  • Assisting an individual with the successful discharge of a worldwide freezing order against them and defending tortious claims against them in ongoing litigation.

  • Acting in an LCIA arbitration concerning claims of fraudulent misrepresentative arising from the build of a power plant in Africa.

  • Assisting an individual to contest the jurisdiction of the court in relation to a GBP 7 million default judgment awarded against him.

  • Acting for and assisting a technology company to settle a significant dispute regarding the supply of software, and the provision of services relating to that software.

Investigations

  • Acting for a FTSE 100 company in the manufacturing sector in relation to the investigation of bribery-related matters (including suspected bribery of foreign public officials in Asia) before the UK Serious Fraud Office and the US Department of Justice.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Law Society of England & Wales - Member

Corporate Responsibility

  • Emma is a member of the firms volunteering and fundraising committee. In addition, Emma has participated in a number of the Firm's CSR programmes, including the PRIME initiative, for which the Firm regularly hosts work experience and events focused on broadening social mobility within the legal profession.

  • Emma has worked on various matters with the Firm's current pro bono clients.

Admissions

  • England & Wales - United Kingdom (2017)

Education

  • University of Bristol (Experimental Psychology BSc Hons degree) (2013)
  • University of Law (Graduate Diploma in Law)
  • University of Law (Legal Practice Course)