Emma Truin > Barr Ellison LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Barr Ellison LLP

Work Department

Catastrophic Pesonal Injury


Head of Catastrophic Personal Injury


Head of the firm’s catastrophic personal injury team, Emma has dealt with hundreds of serious and catastrophic brain, orthopaedic and spinal injury claims. A recent Chair of Headway Cambridgeshire, Emma is recognised for her experience in representing clients affected by brain injury.

Emma is ranked as a leading lawyer by the Legal 500. Emma is rated as a top tier Band 1 lawyer by Chambers.

“Emma Truin develops strong supportive and understanding relationships with her clients and their families; she goes to see them at home rather than making appointments in her office. She is confident and persuasive in her dealings with other lawyers, whilst always being professional, polite and well mannered. But she can also be hard-nosed and effective when seeking the best settlements for her clients. She is approachable and well-liked, and respected by everyone with whom she works. That is the type of negotiator I would want on my side!” Cathy Johnson, Brain Injury Case Manager and Director of Rehab Without Walls.

Supported by an in-house team, Emma is also appointed as a professional Trustee in respect of personal injury trusts, enabling long term support for injured person.


Emma is a Member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), and is accredited as a specialist solicitor by both the Spinal Injury Association and Headway UK, the Brain Injury Association..

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East Anglia > Insurance > Personal injury and clinical negligence: claimant

(Leading individuals)

Emma TruinBarr Ellison LLP

Barr Ellison LLP in Cambridge has a dedicated catastrophic personal injury practice that is known for high-value claims and its experience in Court of Protection matters and personal injury trusts. The firm, which also has an office in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, has ‘a high level of expertise and is always focused on getting the best results, as well as being tough and pragmatic‘. Lead partner Emma Truin is ‘calm, sympathetic, clear and easy to deal with for her clients‘, and associate Mark Copley handles complex claims with ‘skill, understanding and clarity‘. Daryl Robinson moved to Moore Barlow in London.