Member of Chambers Profile
Year of Call: 2013
Emilie Morrison joined Chambers in September 2014 upon successful completion of her pupillage. She is a committed and able advocate who is frequently commended for her client-focused approach and sensitive manner.
Emilie is regularly instructed on behalf of both the prosecution and defence in the full range of hearings in the Crown, Magistrates’ and Youth Courts.
Notably, Emilie has successfully advanced a section 78 argument to exclude the evidence of a strip-search in a Class A drug possession case in Woolwich Crown Court leading to a not guilty verdict. She has also recently made a successful half-time submission at the trial of a youth of previous good character charged with a child sex offence.
Emilie regularly accepts instructions to prosecute on behalf of organisations such as Transport for London.
During pupillage, Emilie was instructed by HMRC to assist in a legal professional privilege review.
Emilie is currently undertaking a secondment with the Nursing and Midwifery Council, during which she represents the NMC at the full range of fitness to practice proceedings, with a view to developing her practice in regulatory law.
She is also instructed on behalf of the defence in a multi-handed food hygiene case due to be heard in mid-2015.
2012-2013 City Law School, BPTC (Outstanding)
2011-2012 City Law School, Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction)
2008-2011 Pembroke College, Oxford, BA (Hons) in English Literature (2:1)
Lord Haldane Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
Hardwicke Award, Lincoln’s Inn
Buchanan Prize, Lincoln’s Inn
Megarry Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn