Our People

Tracey Emmott, Principal Solicitor

Tracey Emmott is a solicitor with 15 years' experience in personal injury law. She is a former partner of a regional law firm in the Home Counties and has a regional and national reputation. Tracey has appeared on TV, radio and in the national press. She is the claimant's lawyer in the much publicised cases of 'JGE' v Roman Catholic Diocese of Portmouth(Court of Appeal, July 2012) and in 'ABB' & others v Milton Keynes Council (High Court,October 2011). She also represents a cohort of victims of abuse in Jersey children's homes,and has recently been instructed in a 'group' action by victims of abuse in St Francis Boys' Home, Shefford.

Tracey is also:

- an Executive officer and Panel member of the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers
- a member of the Law Society's Personal Injury Panel
- a Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

-And has been featured in:

- The Times Lawyer of the Week, November 2011
- Law Society Gazette Lawyer in the News, July 2012
- Law Society Gazette 'My Legal Life', December 2015

Contact Tracey at te@emmottsnell.co.uk

Jacqui Morton, Chartered Legal Executive

Jacqui is a Chartered Litigation Executive, and has extensive experience in a wide range of personal injury claims. She is known for her hardworking and careful approach to any legal problem, her excellent rapport with clients and professionals, and is recognised as a 'safe pair of hands'. She has had some outstanding results representing clients in Criminal Injuries Compensation claims for historic sexual abuse.

Jacqui is also:
- an affiliate member of the Institute of Legal Executives
- a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
- a member of the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers

Contact Jacqui at jm@emmottsnell.co.uk

Francesca Cirillo, Practice Manager

Francesca joined us from a London legal aid firm. She has a background working in the areas of family and care proceedings, and has also worked in civil litigation.

She has extensive experience of public funding work, has a keen eye for detail, and is an integral member of our team.

Francesca is also fluent in Italian and therefore we will be delighted to assist you if Italian is your preferred language of communication. She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Bernadette "Barny" James, Legal Assistant

Bernadette joined us from a Cambridgeshire family law firm where she was recognised for her 'sympathetic ear' and extremely good relationships with clients, staff and other professionals. Her background in family and care work equips her perfectly for her role in our team. She is also valued for her dogged determination in tracking down records!

Barny is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Oliver Scott-Petrie, Trainee Solicitor

Oliver has recently completed his Legal Practice Course following a Law degree at the University of Brighton. Prior to commencing his LPC he worked and travelled in the Far East and Australia, including trekking in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal. He has a keen interest in classical and electric guitar. His cheerful approach,'can do' attitude and able analytical skills make him a most welcome addition to our team.

Toslima Islam, Legal Assistant

Toslima has recently graduated from University of Westminster with a 2.1 LLB and is due to start her Legal Practice Course with Masters at the University of Law very soon. Before joining us she was volunteering at our local Citizens Advice Bureau as a gateway assessor and also worked as a private tutor. Among her many credentials is the fact that she was Head Girl of Bedford Academy. Toslima is proud to be Bedford born and bred and belongs to a strong community in the town.

Beata Kacprzak, Polish Translator

Beata assists us with providing translation for our Polish clients.
Beata pomaga nam w t?umaczeniu dla naszych polskich klient?w.
Zawsze profesjonalna i skuteczna a takze sympatyczna i troskliwa uwzgl?dniaj?c szczeg?lne potrzeby
i trudno?ci j?zykowe polskich klient?w.
Beata jest bieg?a w j?zyku polskim jak i angielskim.
Towarzyszy jako t?umacz wielu naszym polskim klientom w spotkaniach z konsultantami.
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Photography by Fiona Hill. Click here to view her website.