Clerking team

Andy Booth

Lead Criminal Clerk

Shell Edmonds

Criminal Clerk

Lien Forster

Junior Criminal Clerk

Nageena Mahmoud

Junior Criminal Clerk

Emma is undertaking a criminal law pupillage under the supervision of Peter Gilmour.

Prior to starting pupillage, Emma was employed as a paralegal and police station representative at Mary Monson Solicitors. Emma represented suspects in police interviews, including those accused of serious sexual offences, violence, drug conspiracies, fraud and terrorism offences. Emma managed a caseload of Crown and Magistrate’s Court cases and assisted on multi-million-pound fraud matters. Emma gained particular experience working with vulnerable clients and those with mental health difficulties.

Emma also acted as a County Court Advocate for ELMS Legal where she represented claimants in small claims cases.

Scholarships and prizes

  • Middle Temple Leolin Price QC Scholarship 2019
  • Middle Temple Blackstone Entrance Exhibition 2019
  • BPP Advocacy Scholarship 2019


  • LLM, BPP University (Distinction)
  • BPTC, BPP University (Very Competent)
  • LLB, University of Exeter (2:1)