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Emma Jones

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Practice Areas

Emma has a broad practice encompassing all aspects of commercial litigation, arbitration and advisory work. As well as general commercial disputes, Emma has experience of energy, banking and civil fraud disputes, jurisdiction challenges and applications for injunctive relief. Notable cases: Travelport Limited & Ors v Wex; Olding & Ors v Wex [2020] (expedited preliminary issues trial before the Commercial Court surrounding the proper construction of, and burden of proof in relation to, the definition of a Material Adverse Effect within an SPA); Autonomy Corporation Limited v Lynch and Hussain (claims for breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract and misrepresentation relating to the acquisition of Autonomy by the HP group), CCUK Finance Ltd v Barclays Bank plc [2018] EWHC 304 (Comm) (claim concerning alleged mis-selling of PBP in relation to a portfolio of credit cards), Re Coroin Limited [2013] EWCA Civ 781 (s.994 petition concerning the ownership of three well-known London hotels), BG Global Energy Ltd & ors v Talisman Sinopec Energy UK Limited [2015] EWHC 110 (Comm) (trial of preliminary issues relating to the proper interpretation of a transportation, processing and operating services agreement), and an LCIA Arbitration (relating to the interpretation and application of force majeure provisions in a contract for difference).

Career

Called 2010 (Inner Temple). Geography at Hertford College, Oxford (First Class, 1st in year), GDL at BPP Law School (Distinction, top 5 in year), BVC at BPP Law School (Outstanding, 1st in year).

Professional Memberships

COMBAR (Executive committee), FSLA, LCLCBA