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Practice Summary

Emma Jones has a broad practice encompassing all aspects of commercial litigation, arbitration and advisory work.  She has particular interest in and experience of energy disputes and company law.  Emma has acted in a number of heavy and complex cases as part of a larger team, as well as advising and appearing in smaller cases as sole counsel in both the High Court and County Courts. 

Recent cases include Re Coroin Limited [2013] EWCA Civ 781, where Emma appeared as second junior counsel in a dispute and related appeal concerning the ownership of The Connaught, Claridge’s and The Berkeley, Sabbagh v Khoury [2014] EWHC 3233 (Comm), where Emma appeared (with Anthony Grabiner QC, Laurence Rabinowitz QC and Simon Colton) in a 5-day jurisdiction hearing, and BG Global Energy Ltd & ors v Talisman Sinopec Energy UK Limited & ors [2015] EWHC 110 (Comm), where Emma was led by Sa’ad Hossain QC in a trial of a number of preliminary issues relating to the proper interpretation of a transportation, processing and operating services agreement.

Emma is recommended in Chambers & Partners 2017 in the field of Commercial Dispute Resolution.  “A promising and hard-working young junior who regularly handles high-value company and energy disputes involving both domestic and overseas clients.” "Her ability to turn out a 150-page submission in a short period of time to a ridiculously high standard was very impressive." "She is very methodical, diligent and hard-working."

Emma is also recommended as up and coming in Chambers & Partners 2017 for Energy & Natural Resources.  “Draws impressive praise from peers and clients for her work across commercial energy matters. She has particular expertise in cases relating to gas sale, joint venture operation and services agreements."

Emma was ranked by Chambers UK 2016 as up and coming in the field of Commercial Dispute Resolution, with a “growing reputation as junior counsel to watch among peers and instructing solicitors”. According to Chambers, Emma is “very bright and hard-working, and a real joy to work with”, and “she has an awesome intellect and very good client skills”.