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Emma Norton


Emma Norton is the head of the legal team at the human rights organisation, Liberty.  Before coming to Liberty she worked in private practice (at Bindmans LLP) in prison law, mental health law and immigration detention. Emma leads Liberty's Military Justice work and has conduct of a number of legal cases where she acts for service people or their families who have suffered sexual trauma, violence or death while serving. This includes acting for 3 of the 4 Deepcut families, the family of the late Cpl Anne-Marie Ellement who died after reporting rape and bullying, the families of L/Cpl Ross and Rfn Mitchell who died after returning from active operations overseas, as well as a number of service women who have suffered sexual violence.  She sits on the Human Rights Committee of the Law Society, is a trustee of the charity Medical Justice and volunteers for the Prisoners Advice Service.

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