Lorna Emson Partner

Lorna is an experienced white collar defence and investigations lawyer, with a particular focus on matters involving fraud and financial crime and the overlap between civil and criminal procedures.

Lorna has been involved in several significant and high profile cases in these fields, working for banks, interdealer brokers, oil & gas companies and private individuals including senior executives, politicians and UHNW individuals based both in the UK and internationally.

Lorna is a Solicitor Advocate.

Professional Memberships

  • The Fraud Lawyers Association (FLA)
  • Financial Services Lawyers Association (FSLA)
  • London Solicitors Litigation Association (LSLA)
  • Women’s White Collar Defense Association (WWCDA)

What people are saying


"She has a particular flair for understanding the implications of parallel civil and criminal proceedings."

Chambers NHW 2022

"She is absolutely charming and incredibly engaging. She is also always upbeat and positive in the manner in which she deals with clients."

Chambers HNW 2022

"Lorna Emson has a background in civil litigation which is a great advantage for the type of criminal work the team encounters. She is very approachable and tenacious in her conduct of her cases."

The UK Legal 500 2022

"She has great experience and she is super clever. She is really nice to work with because she’s very collegiate. She is incredibly hard-working, she’s really hot on the detail and very meticulous."

Chambers HNW 2021

"Lorna Emson is extremely good. She's creative, she finds solutions and she's approachable."

Chambers HNW 2021

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