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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. 

Notable 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; 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; and CCUK Finance Ltd v Barclays Bank plc [2018] EWHC 304 (Comm), where Emma is being led by Sonia Tolaney QC in an ongoing dispute relating to the alleged mis-selling of PBP. Emma is also currently acting as junior counsel (led by Laurence Rabinowitz QC, Patrick Goodall QC and Conall Patton) in Autonomy v Lynch and Hussain, a high-value dispute relating to the acquisition of Autonomy by the HP group.

Emma is recommended in Chambers & Partners 2018 (Commercial Dispute Resolution) "Hard-working, willing to get stuck into the detail and very responsive, she has an understated assuredness that inspires confidence." "Grasps difficult issues quickly."

Chambers & Partners 2018 (Energy & Natural Resources) "Her drafting skills are first-rate and her legal knowledge is very impressive indeed."

Chambers & Partners 2017 (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."

Chambers & Partners 2017 (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."

Chambers & Partners 2016 (Commercial Dispute Resolution) growing reputation as junior counsel to watch among peers and instructing solicitors”.  “Very bright and hard-working, and a real joy to work with.” “She has an awesome intellect and very good client skills”.