• A professional, knowledgable and confident barrister with an ability to master large volumes of complex material and to deliver her cases powerfully in court.

    Corporate & Financial Crime

    A very able advocate who is able to digest complex and voluminous material and present it effectively, whether in conference or in court.  Eloise is instructed pre-charge during investigation stages as well as throughout trial.

    Crime

    A junior barrister with an absolute focus on advocacy, Eloise Emanuel impresses with her approach, skill and results.  She has experience of a wide and ever growing range of criminal offences across the full spectrum of courts within our legal system.

    Regulatory

    Eloise has experience in police discipline, professional discipline and healthcare regulation. Her cross-discipline experience means she is able to accept instructions in concordant disciplinary and/or regulatory and criminal proceedings, ensuring continuity for both professional and lay clients.

    Public Law

    A compassionate and driven barrister, Eloise Emanuel works hard to assist parties in inquisitorial proceedings.

    Professional Memberships

    • Amicus
    • Criminal Bar Association
    • Free Representation Unit
    • Young Fraud Lawyers Association

    Education

    • LLB (Hons) Law
    • Awards: Jules Thorn Major Scholarship, Middle Temple
    • Blackstone Entrance Exhibition Scholarship, Middle Temple
    • BA (Hons) English Literature

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  • Corporate and Financial Crime

    Eloise Emanuel is smart, personable, creative in her approach and effective in advocacy.

    Overview

    A very able advocate who is able to digest complex and voluminous material and present it effectively, whether in conference or in court.  Eloise is instructed pre-charge during investigation stages as well as throughout trial.

    Experience

    Eloise Emanuel is instructed for the defence and prosecution in the field of financial crime.

    She is regularly instructed to defend a range of frauds at various tiers of the English legal system. 

    Eloise has been instructed since 2015 as disclosure counsel by the Bribery and Corruption Division of the Serious Fraud Office in a large-scale, high-profile, multi-jurisdictional investigation.  She was elevated in her role after impressing lawyers leading the team.

    Recent Cases

    • Eloise Emanuel was sole counsel for Mr NS, who faced trial for a large scale ‘Forgery Factory’ Fraud Conspiracy. Ms Emanuel successfully applied to dismiss the case.

  • An impressive advocate, Eloise Emanuel is professional, approachable and tenacious. She specialises in Serious and Complex Crime and her practice, both public and privately instructed, encompasses the full range of criminal offences.

    Overview

    A junior barrister with an absolute focus on advocacy, Eloise Emanuel specialises in Serious and Complex Crime.

    Experience

    Eloise’s practice, both public and privately instructed, encompasses the full range of criminal offences and continues to grow steadily. She has successfully defended clients in Magistrates and Crown Courts across London, and further afield, in matters including; GBH, County Lines Drug Possession with Intent to Supply and Cuckooing; Sexual Assault; Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, and sophisticated Frauds involving hundreds of thousands of pounds. 

    Eloise is regularly instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service as a Grade 2 Prosecutor, both in her own right and as a led junior, and has developed a reputation for her ability to make and deal with complex legal arguments. As a led junior, Eloise has appeared in the prosecution of two children in a manslaughter trial raising novel points of law at Croydon Crown Court; in a long running, multi-handed, kidnap, false imprisonment, GBH and supply of drugs case; and in the successful prosecution of a gang of young men for the attempted murder of two former child refugees in a sustained and savage attack in Kensington.

    This year, Eloise has been instructed in a number of sensitive and complex cases with regards to fitness to plead and insanity, where the Defendant’s mental health or significant learning disability, has required the evidence of multiple medical Expert Witnesses. 

    She recently appeared as led Junior Counsel for Claudia Patatas, on trial at Birmingham Crown Court, charged with membership of the proscribed organisation, National Action.

    Notable Cases

    R v Patatas (2018)
    Represented Claudia Patatas, charged with members of the proscribed organisation, National Action. 

    R v Stephens (2018)
    Eloise represented Che Stephens on Thursday 19th September 2018 at Luton Crown Court.

    R v NS (2017)
    Eloise Emanuel has represented the defendant since November 2016 across three separate trials. In the instant trial, the defendant faced a number of very serious offences including Human Trafficking.

    R v Wilcox (2016)
    Represented a defendant who faced an allegation of inflicting grievous bodily harm in a vicious and unprovoked attack on a man in a street in the early hours of the morning. Mr Wilcox was acquitted by the jury following trial.

    R v McLaughlin (2015)
    Defended a client charged with Racially Aggravated Assault by Beating, Racially Aggravated Intentional Harassment, Alarm or Distress and Criminal Damage. Following successful legal argument, the Prosecution offered no evidence on Count 2. Mr McLaughlin was acquitted of the remaining 2 counts in under 17 minutes.

    R v Hajila and Others (2016)
    Led by Ian Paton in the prosecution of a 6 week trial of 3 young men who violently attacked 2 vulnerable men in their home. Ahmed Hajila, Rehan Ullah and Aymen Hajila, were variously convicted of Attempted Murder, Conspiracy to Rob, and Causing Grievous Bodily Harm with Intent.

    R v Zambon (2015)
    Represented Dillon Zambon, the youngest of a gang of armed robbers who hit the headlines when they raided a Norwich jeweller.

    R v De La Roche (2014)
    Represented Mr De La Roche, who pleaded guilty to failing to notify a change of circumstances, that he and his wife were in gainful employment, to the Department of Work and Pensions. The client received a conditional discharge.

    R v Gikawa (2014)
    Peter Finnigan QC and Eloise Emanuel were instructed by CPS London, in the 4 week trial of  David Gikawa, who was sentenced at the Central Criminal Court to life imprisonment with a minimum of 21 years for the murder of Linah Keza.

    Reviews

    • She quickly grasped the pertinent aspects of the case and dealt with a difficult client in a sympathetic yet robust manner, securing an acquittal on all counts on the indictment. She has developed a very good reputation for dealing with complex issues as well as sensitive matters in a professional manner.
      Sunvir Kaur, Steel and Shamash Solicitors
    • Professional, knowledgeable and most importantly approachable.
      Detective Inspector Ken Hughes, Metropolitan Police Homicide and Major Crime Command

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  • Professional, knowledgable and approachable, Eloise Emanuel is well suited to the field of regulatory law, particularly when it interfaces with the criminal sphere.

    Overview

    Eloise has experience in police discipline, professional discipline and healthcare regulation. Her cross-discipline experience means she is able to accept instructions in concordant disciplinary and/or regulatory and criminal proceedings, ensuring continuity for both professional and lay clients.

    Experience

    Eloise has regulatory experience across various industries.  Shas been instructed to defend in a number of police disciplinary matters across London and further afield, much of her work has been by word-of-mouth and recommendation by serving police officers.

    Eloise is also regularly instructed by the Security Industry Authority to prosecute appeals by licensees against decisions of the SIA in discharging its duties in regards to the compulsory licensing of individuals undertaking designated activities.

    Eloise has presented applications and reviews for interim and substantive orders on behalf of the Nursing and Midwifery Council  as well as hearings. Her experience with the NMC means that she is familiar with the legal principles underpinning all healthcare regulators, including the General Medical Council.

    Eloise has experience of working with Trading Standards teams.  During pupillage she won an award for an article she co-authored for the industry publication, TS Today.

    News

    • QEB members win Trading Standards award

      Barristers Katherine Buckle, Eloise Emanuel and pupil Laura Vignoles were today awarded the Trading Standards Institute College of Fellows’ annual award for the ‘Best Article’ appearing in the TSI’s journal, TS Today. The co-aut...

  • An ability to master vast amounts of material and drive to the point of an issue, Eloise Emanuel's sensitive and focused approach make her an ideal candidate in this field.

    Overview

    A compassionate and driven barrister, Eloise Emanuel works hard to assist parties in inquisitorial proceedings.

    Experience

    Eloise has an abundance of experience of large document review tasks and has proven herself to be a formidable asset to any team dealing with large, heavy weight matters, such as a public inquiries.  Throughout 2014, Eloise was instructed as disclosure counsel by the Public and Regulatory Law team at Field Fisher LLP, who acted for the Coroner in Lord Justice Goldring’s Hillsborough inquests.