Emily Cousins

Criminal Lawyer

Emily works extremely hard and efficiently for her clients. Emily 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. 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.

Emily began at Caldicott Lawyers as a part-time clerk and became a solicitor with the firm in early 2015. During that time, Emily assisted the solicitors at Caldicott Lawyers with many matters including working closely with Partner, Craig Caldicott, on a number of Supreme and District Court trials and Court of Criminal Appeal matters.

Emily frequently works with senior barristers including various Queen’s Counsel and Senior Counsel on trial and appeal matters in the District Court, Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeal, and High Court of Australia. Emily has earned a reputation as an excellent instructing solicitor.

Together with Caldicott Lawyers’ Partner Casey Isaacs, Emily practises in Criminal Asset Confiscation. The Criminal Asset Confiscation team at Caldicott Lawyers is known for their excellence and expertise in the area. Emily can often be seen appearing in the Adelaide Magistrates Court and District Court on Asset Confiscation matters.

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.