Emma-Jane is an experienced common law practitioner with a particular interest in personal injury and insurance litigation. She is instructed regularly by both Claimants and Defendants in high value, catastrophic injury claims, and clinical negligence and fatal accident claims, the latter often involving complex dependency claims. Emma-Jane has a marked specialisation in, and many years’ experience of defending fraudulent claims.


Emma-Jane is described as “client friendly”, “committed to cases”, and “has a good feel for liability prospects and quantum”.
Recommended by the Legal 500 for personal injury work.


BA (Hons) English Literature (Bristol University)
CPE Postgraduate Diploma in Law (University of Westminster)
Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law

Professional Memberships

Personal Injury Bar Association
Administrative Law Bar Association

Ladbroke Grove Rail Inquiry

Statutory public inquiry into rail disaster at Ladbroke Grove.  Hugh Carlisle QC acted for the Health and Safety Executive leading David Barr and Emma-Jane Hobbs