Emma Digby is a force amongst litigators in the region; she is dedicated, deeply knowledgeable and pragmatic, providing unparalleled legal s!upport for her commercial clients at times of greatest uncertainty for them. She brings her expertise to life by offering practical and effective solutions to complex problems. It is a privilege to be able to work with her – highly recommended
Examples of Emma’s commercial experience include:
- Dealing with metallurgy and expert reports to determine the tolerance of metal and the quality of fabrication of manufactured components.
- Settling a dispute regarding the reconfiguration of a lubrication pipe within a printing machine and establishing whether this was the cause of a catastrophic failure of the machine.
- Restraining a senior employee who was working within the aerospace industry who gained alternative employment with a competitor in breach of restrictions within his contract of employment.
- Negotiating a deed of variation concerning the User Requirement Specifications of a commercial weighing machine.
- Settling a shareholders dispute where a rogue director was diverting lucrative contracts from her client company.
- Pursuing a client’s former solicitors for negligence after wrongful advice left her client owing hundreds of thousands of pounds and facing bankruptcy.
- Pursuing a director and shareholder who had unlawfully transferred shares from her client and was refusing to pay for shares or return them. The shareholders were brothers.
- Advising a client in the recovery of approximately £1 million following a fraudulent transaction relating to the supply of Goods. Pursuit of assets out of jurisdiction.
- Advising in respect of a business interruption claim against a household insurer.
- Representing a client in extremely acrimonious court proceedings between two feuding shareholders/directors. Complex arguments and cross allegations of breaching directors fiduciary duties and contravening the company’s constitution.
- Advising a charity after they discovered land documents had been fraudulently signed on their behalf. Achieving a swift resolution and providing regulatory advice regarding their obligations to the Charity Commission.
- Advising a public body in respect of a non-disclosure agreement so that negotiations could be advanced for a multimillion pound development.
- Advising a shareholder in respect of a breach of shareholders agreement following the loss of an investment in a land development project due to poor project management, loss of financial control and excessive delays.