Emma Birch > Sydney Mitchell LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Sydney Mitchell LLP
APSLEY HOUSE
35 WATERLOO STREET
BIRMINGHAM
B2 5TJ
England

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Senior Associate

Career

Emma is a general commercial litigator and is able to take on all types of commercial disputes, including:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Supply-chain disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Defamation claims
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Court claims and applications for injunctive relief

She has worked with a broad variety of clients from both the public and private sectors including multi-national banking organisations, local authorities, Tier 1 automotive suppliers, and SME owner-managed businesses.

Languages

French

Education

LLB Law with French 2:1 from the University of Sheffield

Leisure

Emma spends much of her time playing and watching netball, but is also a keen gym-goer. To balance out the exercise, Emma also enjoys baking (and eating) cakes!

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery

On the contentious side, Sydney Mitchell LLP‘s team head Leanne Schneider-Rose is experienced in handling a wide range of claims for insolvency practitioners, such as those involving transactions at undervalue, preferential claims, directors’ misfeasance and debt collection. Non-contentious work is also a mainstay of the work undertaken by the group, which also generates mandates from lenders and distressed companies. Senior associate Emma Birch joined from Weightmans LLP.

West Midlands > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Birmingham

Sydney Mitchell LLP‘s commercial litigation team attracts praise for its ‘competitive costs’ and ‘high levels of partner involvement‘. Dean Parnell, who handles a range of commercial litigation and employment disputes, jointly leads the practice alongside Shirley-based Kamal Majevadia, who handles probate disputes involving commercial issues and company shares. ‘Tenacious senior associate Emma Birch joined from Weightmans LLP adding financial services litigation and manufacturing disputes experience.