Emily Wright

Emily is a first-year trainee solicitor, having previously worked as a paralegal for two years within Blaser Mills’ Criminal Defence team. Emily is currently in her first seat with the Crime team, based predominantly in High Wycombe, and is working towards becoming an accredited police station representative. Emily works closely with the qualified lawyers in the department and assists in all areas of case preparation.

Emily is an experienced Crown Court caseworker and her duties include client interviewing, drafting, research and investigation. She also has extensive experience attending Crown Court trials involving serious offences to assist Counsel in client and witness care and with trial strategy. Emily has experience of working on prosecutions involving serious sexual offences and also deals with civil actions against the police, professional standards complaints and appeals to the IOPC. Emily has worked on a broad range of general crime, with specific experience of serious motoring offences, complex fraud, benefit fraud and confiscation proceedings pursuant to the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA).

Prior to obtaining her law degree from BPP University, Emily’s background was in journalism. For four years Emily worked as a reporter across several regional and national publications, specialising in court and criminal justice, before switching into law to pursue formal qualification as a solicitor. Emily has recently completed her Legal Practice Course through the University of Law, and obtained a Distinction.

Career History:

  • 2018: Legal Practice Course, University of Law (Distinction)
  • 2016: Paralegal, Blaser Mills LLP
  • 2015: Assistant, Sky UK Ltd, in-house legal team
  • 2015: Post Graduate Diploma, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
  • 2012 – 2014: LLB in Law, BPP University
  • 2008 – 2012: Journalist – various publications