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About Emily Knight

Emily is a senior associate in the London dispute resolution group with a broad practice encompassing commercial litigation, transactional advisory work, global investigations and criminal and regulatory matters.

She has particular experience acting on complicated civil disputes and multi-jurisdictional government and internal investigations across different business sectors. She also advises on related compliance risk management.

Recent work

  • Representing a FTSE 250 company to secure a Deferred Prosecution Agreement with the SFO.
  • Acting for a multinational company in securities litigation brought in the High Court of England and Wales.
  • Advising multiple corporates in relation to investigations by the UK Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Reporting Council and other domestic and international law enforcement agencies and regulators.
  • Advising multiple companies in relation to internal investigations concerning potential regulatory and criminal exposure.
  • Representing an auction house in relation to contractual claims brought in the High Court of England and Wales and on appeal to the Court of Appeal.
  • Acting for a prominent investment bank on claims brought in the High Court of England and Wales in relation to alleged carbon trading fraud.
  • Anti-Money Laundering advice and analysis.



  • LLM (Masters in Law), University of Cambridge
  • BA (Law), University of Cambridge

Professional qualifications

  • Solicitor qualified in England and Wales