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Emma Zeb

Work 0117 923 4700
St John's Chambers (Chambers of Susan Hunter)

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Member of the Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence teams.  Head of the Inquest team.


Called in 1998 Emma is a specialist in all types of personal injury and clinical negligence claims and handles complex and high value litigation fopr both Claimants and Defendants.  Emma represents all types of interested persons in inquests with particular expertise in complex and long running inquests involving multiple agencies and frequently engaging Article 2 of the ECHR.  Emma is a qualified Mediator, is on the specilaist panel of Counsel to the crown and sits as a Recorder.  Emma is the Western Circuit Executive Committee member for PIBA and sits as a Recorder.


Called 1998.  Practiced in London 1998-2000.  At St John's Chambers since 2000.  Recorder since 2018.


Elected member of PIBA Executive Committee.  Membership of PIBA, Association of SW mediators, Association of Women Judges, Bristol Medico-legal Society and APIL. Direct Public Access trained.


King’s College, London (LLB); Inns of Court School of Law (BVC); Inner Temple Scholar 1997-98.


Travel, running, surfing.

Regional Bar : Western Circuit

Inquests and inquiries

Within: Inquests and inquiries – Leading juniors

Emma Zeb - St John's ChambersA stalwart and conscientious advocate.

Within: Inquests and inquiries

Counsel at St John's Chambers continue to represent bereaved relatives, government departments, local authorities and police authorities in inquests. Inquests into deaths in prison are another key area of instruction for the team; Emma Zeb was instructed in the Article 2 inquest into the death of Jagjeet Samra, who committed suicide in prison.

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Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading juniors

Emma Zeb - St John's ChambersA tenacious barrister.

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