Emma Cohen

Associate Solicitor at Bindmans LLP

Emma is an associate solicitor in the immigration department at Bindmans LLP where she has worked for over ten years. She covers all areas of immigration, asylum and nationality law.  She has particular interest and experience in complex immigration and nationality cases involving families and children including inter-country adoption and she regularly writes court reports on immigration issues in family cases.   Emma qualified as a solicitor in 1995 at Bates, Wells and Braithwaite.  Although she has spent most of her 25 years post qualification experience working in immigration law in private practice Emma has also lectured at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge.  She is a volunteer adviser for UKLGIG.

Emma is a regular trainer for ILPA and had delivered courses on Family Law for Immigration Practitioners, Indefinite Leave to Remain: all you need to know, Criminality in the Immigration Rules, Professional conduct and ethics in immigration cases, Home Office policy, concessions & the exercise of discretion outside the rules, and Discretion – What’s Left? Exploring the use of discretion in immigration and nationality law.