Emma Houldsworth

Emma Houldsworth

Senior Associate

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +44 20 7296 2000

Fax +44 20 7296 2001

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

As part of the firm’s Financial Services Litigation team, Emma Houldsworth's practice focuses on financial services litigation and regulatory investigations. Emma acts for leading banks, as well as other financial services institutions, and her work regularly involves an international element and cross-border issues.

Emma's experience encompasses a wide range of High Court litigation covering a variety of products and subject matters including interest rate hedging products, aviation, FX, promissory notes, consumer claims brought under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 and mis-selling. Emma has also undertaken a nine-month secondment to the litigation team of a leading international bank.

Education and admissions


LPC, BPP University Law School

M.A. (Hons), University of Edinburgh

Representative experience

Acting for a leading bank in a complex portfolio of litigation relating to the sale of interest rate hedging products.

Acting for a international bank and negotiating a settlement in a dispute with an African airline.

Acting for a major international bank on a review into foreign exchange trading and engaging with regulators and authorities in multiple jurisdictions.