Emily Heggadon > Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adam Vaitilingam QC
Albion Chambers


Emily joined Chambers in September 2018 after the successful completion of her pupillage. She practises in criminal and family law. Prior to her pupillage Emily worked in Marseille, teaching English to professionals. She also spent three months working with the Human Rights Law Network in New Delhi, in the Reproductive Rights department. Emily is regularly instructed to prosecute and defend in the Youth Court, Magistrates Court and Crown Court. She has experience in a wide range of offences, including affray, theft offences, drug offences, offences against the person, driving, POCA, and sexual offences. She is a CPS grade 2 prosecutor; and has been instructed to prosecute in private prosecutions for the local authority, and other bodies. Emily is regularly instructed in public and private law proceedings regarding children. She has experience working for local authorities, parents, and the guardian, and has successfully represented parties at contested and urgent hearings.


Called 2017; Middle Temple


University of the West of England: Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding); University of Law, Bristol: Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction); University of York: Bachelor of Arts: English Literature (First Class Honours).