Emma Williamson Employment

Call: 2013


Emma joined chambers following the successful completion of her pupillage. She practices in family and employment.

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 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 frequently appears in the Employment Tribunal, for both claimants and respondents, at both preliminary and final hearing. She has experience of appearing on behalf of both large and small employers, in the private, public and not for profit sectors.

Emma has appeared on behalf of both claimants and respondents at the final hearing of unfair dismissal claims, including constructive unfair dismissal. She has acted at final hearing for respondents in disability discrimination claims. Emma has experience of acting for both claimant and respondent in a variety of claims for unlawful deductions from wages. She has appeared in employment claims in the County Court and, when representing clients in the County Court, draws upon her past experience (2014-16) of appearing on the small claims track in personal injury and commercial claims. Emma recently appeared at preliminary hearing for a public sector employer to address the issue of whether the claimant was either an employee or worker.

Emma is happy to provide written advice, and regularly advises on merits. She is approachable and will offer sensible, prompt and realistic advice.

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