Emily Cousins

Criminal Lawyer 
Phone: 8110 7900 or 0432 688 652
[email protected]

Emily works extremely hard and efficiently for her clients.

She has keen interest in criminal law and traffic law, and appears in all criminal jurisdictions. Emily now also practises in Wills and Estates.

Emily graduated from Flinders University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice with Honours and a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Politics and International Relations. She was admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in the Supreme Court of South Australia in September 2014. Emily is also admitted to the High Court of Australia.

In late 2014, Emily began her criminal law career as a part-time clerk at Caldicott Lawyers, and her passion for criminal defence law quickly emerged. Emily was made a solicitor with the firm in 2015, allowing that same passion to continue to grow and thrive.

Throughout her time at Caldicott Lawyers, Emily has worked closely with many senior barristers, including interstate Queens Counsel, on many trial and appeal matters. Emily has appeared as instructing solicitor and counsel in the District Court, Supreme Court, Court of Appeal and High Court of Australia. Emily has earned a reputation as an excellent instructing solicitor and is often seen working on high profile and difficult cases.

Emily also practises in Criminal Asset Confiscation. Caldicott + Isaacs Lawyers is known as one of the leading law firms when it comes to Criminal Asset Confiscation. Emily has practised in this area since 2015 and is often seen appearing in the Magistrates Court and District Court on Asset Confiscation matters. She has successfully had property and money returned under difficult legislation.

Emily was the only South Australian recipient of the 2016 Doyles Rising Star award for criminal law, which is a fantastic acknowledgment of her hard work and potential.