Emma Cross

Year of call:2017
Expertise: Family
Emma Cross
Appointments:Devon Chambers' lead coordinator for mini pupillage applications
Memberships:Family Law Bar Association, Western Circuit, Western Circuit Women's Forum
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Practice areas

  • Public law family
  • Private children

What others say

Emma worked exceptionally hard on the day; marshalling a great deal of material which was prepared very quickly. Her cross-examination was pitch perfect and she rose to the challenges of the day with consummate skill and grace’



Emma is frequently instructed to represent parents and guardians in complex private law disputes, including fact-finding hearings and contested final hearings. Emma also regularly appears on behalf of local authorities, parents and guardians at all stages of public law cases. Emma is particularly skilled in working with vulnerable adults and those with learning difficulties.

Providing clear advice at all stages, Emma works tirelessly to achieve the best outcome for her clients. She is known for her robust but fair approach and high attention to detail. Emma is highly regarded by her instructing solicitors.

She is committed to helping the next generation of barristers in their paths to a career at the Bar and often gives talks at local colleges and mentors students participating in the annual Bar Mock Trials. Emma is chambers’ lead contact for requests for assistance with school, college and university events.

Emma is regulated by the Bar Standards Board.

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