Emma Simoes is a solicitor in the Crime, Regulatory & Prison Law department based in our Wrexham Office. She was admitted as a solicitor in 2010 and since that time has specialised exclusively in criminal law gaining a wealth of experience dealing with a diverse range of criminal cases in courts across Wales. She became a Partner at the firm in 2017.
Emma is a member of the Law Society Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme, in addition to being a member of the local Court and 24 hour Police station Duty Solicitor Scheme. She also has vast experience of dealing with DWP/Local Authority Prosecutions and can provide advice and assistance at interview under cautions with these agencies.
Emma is one of the founding partners of the Prison Law Department, able to provide legal advice from the initial arrest at the police station, interview, charge, court representation and (if unfortunate enough to be convicted and sent to prison) she can provide advice during the period of detention , ensuring that the earliest possible release can be secured.
Emma takes a professional yet sensitive approach to all cases and will always endeavour to go the extra mile. She particularly enjoys working in the youth court where she has built up an excellent rapport over the years with her clients and is well known for her passionate handling of cases.
Emma was born and raised in Wrexham and volunteers for the Local community as often as she can. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and long walks with her partner and Labrador.