Provided by Emma Hargreaves
Emma specialises in commercial chancery litigation, with a particular emphasis on domestic and offshore trust and probate litigation, civil fraud, and company disputes. She also regularly appears as specialist Chancery counsel in matrimonial proceedings and has previously appeared (ad hoc) as junior counsel in the Supreme Court of Bermuda.
Her cases of note include: Re Edwardian Group Limited  1 BCLC 171,  EWHC 873 (Ch) &  WTLR 127 (unfair prejudice, quasi-partnerships, share valuation); Re G&G Properties Limited  1 BCLC 1 (unfair prejudice); Re Z Trusts  JCA 106 &  JCA 188 (“insolvent” trusts, priority of trustee liens); Wong v Grand View PTC & ors  SC (Bda) 44 Com (Bermudian purpose trusts); Wong & anor v Grand View PTC  WTLR 149 (fraud on a power); Re XYZ Trusts  SC (Bda) 10 Civ (trustee blessing application); HSBC v Tan Poh Lee, Cayman Islands Grand Court FSD 175 of 2019 (trustee directions, firewall legislation); Re Z  COPLR 367 (Court of Protection, disclosure); HRH Louis Prince of Luxembourg v HRH Tessy Princess of Luxembourg  2 FLR 480 (financial remedy, privacy orders); Representation of SG Kleinwort Hambros Trust Company (CI) Ltd  JRC 054 &  JRC 134 (trust restructuring); Re Scherbakov, deceased  EWHC 440 (disclosure of non-contemporaneous documents); and Morina v McAleavey  EWHC 1234 (Ch) (s.423 Insolvency Act 1986).
Called in 2012.
Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR.
Contributor to Whittaker & Machell, The Law of Limited Liability Partnerships.
Selwyn College, Cambridge, MA; UCL, LLM.