Emma Shaw > Armstrong Teasdale > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Armstrong Teasdale
38-43 Lincoln’s Inn Fields

Work Department

Sport & Commercial Litigation Departments


Emma is an Associate Solicitor in the Sports and Commercial Litigation Departments.  She has a wealth of experience in both contentious and non-contentious sports matters.

Emma advises clients including The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Wimbledon), the RFU and the WRU on the enforcement of their ticket terms and conditions and assists these clients in obtaining interim injunctions.  Her experience includes assisting on domestic and international disputes in a variety of sports including football, athletics, rugby, MMA and motor sport.  She has extensive experience of proceedings brought before the High Court and has also acted on disputes brought in arbitral forums including the Court of Arbitration for Sport and the European Court of Arbitration.


Trained at Charles Russell, qualified in 2014 and joined Couchmans LLP.  Joined Kerman & Co in 2017.  Kerman & Co combined with Armstrong Teasdale in 2021.


University of Birmingham, B.A. Geography.  LPC BPP Law School.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

(Rising stars)

Emma ShawArmstrong Teasdale

Committed to the cause‘, Armstrong Teasdale‘s commercial litigation department has a strong presence in the finance, natural resources, pharmaceuticals and manufacturing industries. UK department head Robert Paydon is ‘a very good strategic thinker‘; James Thorndyke focuses on sport, IP and general commercial disputes; Fraser Mitchell  is a recently-elevated partner; and senior counsel Andy Kerman is ‘a great tactician‘. Senior associate Emma Shaw and of counsel Molly Ahmed are also key litigators.