Emma Hart


Emma joined Gilshenan & Luton in 2023 and has a keen interest in all aspects of criminal and employment law.

Prior to joining Gilshenan & Luton, Emma was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria in 2022 whilst working as a Judge’s Associate at the Federal Court of Australia, Supreme and National Courts of Papua New Guinea, Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory and the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. Emma was admitted to the High Court of Australia in 2023.

Previously, Emma worked as a litigation and dispute resolution solicitor at a commercial firm and has litigation experience in a range of jurisdictions across Australia and overseas, at both original and appellate level. Emma has experience in a broad range of practice areas, including employment and industrial law, criminal law, administrative law, and general commercial law. 

Emma is also a volunteer solicitor with Caxton Community Legal Centre, providing pro-bono advice and assistance to those in the community.

Outside of work, Emma enjoys reading, running and spending time with her two dogs.