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Emily Carter

Tel:
Work 020 7814 1200
Email:
Kingsley Napley LLP

Work Department

Public law, criminal litigation, regulatory and professional discipline.

Position

Emily is a partner within the public law team, specialising in representing clients in investigations, inquisitorial proceedings and information law. Her background within criminal and regulatory proceedings has provided her with a balance of defence and prosecution experience and a particular strength in dealing with complex, large-scale matters. Emily has been involved in a number of high-profile public inquiries and inquests. She has represented clients in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse, Northern Irish Inquiry into Renewable Heat Incentives, Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust public inquiry, Baha Mousa public inquiry and the inquest into the death of Jean Charles de Menezes.  She has acted for a number of professional regulators in the healthcare, security and financial sectors. Emily advises in relation to judicial review and statutory appeal proceedings. She advises upon public law remedies across the areas of her work, including inquests, inquiries, misconduct and disciplinary proceedings. She advises individuals and organisations concerning compliance with data protection legislation, as well as the exercise of individual data protection rights and data breaches.

Career

Qualified as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand 1999; Kingsley Napley 2001 to date; qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales 2003.

Member

Constitutional and Administrative Bar Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers.

Education

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (1999 LLB; BA criminology).


London: Public sector

Administrative and public law

Within: Administrative and public law

Kingsley Napley LLP is held up for 'giving pragmatic advice which always demonstrates a sensitivity to the concerns and objectives of the client' and is praised for its 'extensive experience of high-profile public inquiries.' Team head Adam Chapman 'provides clear and firm advice and demonstrates a keen insight on the likely decisions and responses a public inquiry is likely to make.' It counts a range of major regulatory bodies and government departments among its clients and its broad public law expertise includes judicial reviews, human rights law, public inquiries and inquests. Sophie Kemp has substantial expertise in major public inquiries and inquests and is representing a former Metropolitan Police commander in connection with the undercover policing inquiry. Other noted team members include regulatory expert Iain Miller,  Emily Carter  'who is not afraid to provide advice which may be unpopular with the client',  Caroline Day and Nick Wrightson. The team acted for David Crompton, the former Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police, in a landmark judicial review against the Police and Crime Commissioner, in which he successfully challenged the decision to force him to resign following the Hillsborough Inquest verdicts. In other work, it is advising on major public inquires in the legal, healthcare and energy sectors.

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