Emily Smith


E: Emily_Smith@jmckee.co.uk
T: 028 9023 2303

Practice Areas

Debt Recovery
Dispute Resolution


2012 Queen's University, Belfast LLB Hons (Law) – Upper Second Class Division
2014 Queen's University, Belfast – Certificate of Professional Legal Studies


Emily joined the firm in September 2012 as a trainee solicitor and qualified as a solicitor in September 2014 in the dispute resolution team.

Emily works closely with partner, Leonard Edgar on a wide variety of defence litigation claims on behalf of major insurance companies. These cases vary from road traffic accidents, farming and construction site accidents to complex, high value catastrophic claims and include personal injury, public liability and employer's liability claims. Emily also assists in advising on indemnity and policy disputes and Health and Safety matters. In dealing with these claims Emily carries out liability investigations, engages in quantum negotiations, deals with discovery and attends Counsel at trial. Emily also deals with plaintiff actions brought on behalf of private clients.

Outside of work, Emily enjoys reading, cooking, and wine tasting.