Professor Emma Edhem (Alderman)

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Ward: Candlewick

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PO Box 270


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Term of Office

  • 23/03/2017 -

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Emma Edhem is a barrister of more than 20 years’ standing. She has been based in Castle Baynard ward for the last eight years, originally at Carmelite Chambers in Carmelite Street and then at No.5 Chambers in Salisbury Court, just off Fleet Street. Emma’s main areas of practice include international arbitration, domestic and cross-border commercial disputes, fraud and libel. She has successfully represented several high profile clients in well-publicised cases some globally over the last few years. Emma has recently been re-elected as Chairman of the Turkish British Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the first woman to hold the position. She is also a Board Member of the Azerbaijani British Law Association and President of the Turkish British Legal Society. As Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce she has been part of the team supporting the Lord Mayor’s visit to Turkey in 2014, seeing to promote our trade with them and to bring additional work to the UK as a whole and to the City in particular.