Emily McKechnie > Chambers of Michael Furness QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Chambers of Michael Furness QC Offices
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Emily specialises in commercial and traditional chancery work. She has particular expertise in cases involving pensions, contentious trusts and probate, fraud, complex professional liability, and high value commercial disputes, often involving an international element.
Emily is a robust advocate who enjoys the litigious aspects of her practice. She regularly appears in both the High Court and county courts, representing clients in interlocutory and final applications, as well as at trial and on appeal. Emily is frequently instructed as junior to Queen’s Counsel within and outside Chambers, as well as on her own account.
Called 2005, Lincoln’s Inn; judicial assistant to Lord Phillips, the Lord Chief Justice, for the Michaelmas term 2006; publications include ‘Pension trustees’ duties of care and skill’ (October 2009, Practical Law Company, with Jonathan Evans) and ‘Trust to the Future’ (December 2007, New Law Journal Vol 157, with Michael Furness QC).
Association of Pension Lawyers; ACTAPS; Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association; Chancery Bar Association; COMBAR.
St John’s College, Cambridge (2003 MA First Class; 2004 LLM First Class).