Foreign Qualified Attorney (Australia)
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Emma was admitted as Solicitor in Australia in 2019 and joined Birketts in February 2021. She is a Foreign Qualified Attorney (Australia) in the Banking and Finance Team.
Prior to joining Birketts, Emma was a Solicitor at an Australasian law firm in Brisbane, Australia, in the Commercial Banking and Finance Team where she acted for banks and private lenders in transactions across a variety of sectors including general commercial lending, real estate and property development as well as agricultural financing. Her experience includes managing and reviewing conditions precedents, drafting ancillary documents and assisting with negotiating facility agreements. During Emma’s time in this role, she also worked with directors of the Regulation and Compliance Corporate Advisory Team on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing policies and programs for various lenders. She also holds a specific interest in sustainable finance.
Emma is also an Australian registered nurse, completing her Bachelor of Nursing prior to commencing her Bachelor of Law (Honours). Emma spent a year working in a ski resort in Canada as a nurse in the ski patrol prior to finalising her legal qualifications in 2019. In her spare time Emma enjoys surfing, skiing, playing netball, competing in triathlons and long distance running.