Senior Professional Support Lawyer 
Legal Services


Emma is a Professional Support Lawyer for the Legal and Trade Mark Practice Groups and is responsible for producing, managing and maintaining the bank of know-how, precedents and other materials and resources. In addition, she delivers regular training, updates and articles for the Practice Groups, the firm and its clients, covering developments in the law and in practice.

Areas of Expertise

Prior to moving into knowledge management and transferring the following expertise into this role, Emma developed particular experience in:

  • IP law and transactions
  • A range of data privacy issues, working with clients to review and develop their data compliance practices in line with the EU General
  • Data Protection Regulation
  • IP dispute resolution and litigation


All types of clients in all jurisdictions from individuals to multinationals.


Emma has a BSc in Biology from the University of York and obtained a Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Law, York. She completed a training contract in the Leeds office of top regional law firm, qualifying as a solicitor in 2013.

Emma successfully gained the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection, a qualification which relates to both the background and the practical application of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. She joined Mewburn Ellis LLP in 2013 and moved into the role of Professional Support Lawyer in 2020.


Described as ‘experienced in IP licensing and early stage IP ligation for infringement of copyright, trade marks, registered and unregistered design rights, and patents.’  -  Legal 500, 2017