Emma Daykin

Call: 2005 ed@onepumpcourt.co.uk

Specialist in


Emma is a very experienced practitioner in all aspects of immigration, public law, civil penalties and cash forfeiture.

What the directories say

Legal 500 2023  ‘Very detailed knowledge of the law. Can turn grounds around very quickly. Very good at thinking strategically.’

Chambers UK 2023 “Emma Daykin is a much admired barrister with an active immigration practice, advising both pro bono and privately on asylum and trafficking law. She is particularly well known for her involvement in public law challenges to immigration policy.” “A very experienced and talented advocate.” “She is extremely good at strategy. Her drafting is also brilliant, succinct and persuasive.”

“A brilliant all-rounder; a great negotiator and impressive advocate who is fearless in her approach to cases. She goes the extra mile.” “She is very professional, very determined and very passionate in all that she does. I can always rely upon her for her solid work and advice.” Chambers UK Bar Guide 2022

‘There are not many barristers who are as experienced as Emma in dealing with all aspects of immigration (including points based system), asylum and nationality law.’ Legal 500 2021

“She fights hard and makes life easy due to her clarity.” “She is an excellent barrister in all aspects; a great individual to work with.” Chambers UK Bar Guide 2021

“An absolute star – her knowledge in immigration law is outstanding.’ Legal 500 2020

‘She is an excellent advocate with impressive drafting skills’ Legal 500 2019.


LLB Law (Criminal Justice)

Professional Memberships

Criminal Bar Association


Nominated for Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year Award 2020 – Bar Pro Bono Awards

Shortlisted for Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year award 2022 – Bar Pro Bono Awards

29Sep 2022

One Pump Court ranked as a Leading Set in Legal 500

One Pump Courts Immigration team has been recognised again in this year’s Legal 500. 20 members across all our teams have been ranked individually.

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