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Emma Lewis


Emma Lewis is a lawyer in our dispute resolution team.  Emma holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Business (Distinction) majoring in Public Relations from the Queensland University of Technology where she was a Vice Chancellor’s Scholar.  She began working with Shand Taylor Lawyers in 2020 as a law graduate.

Emma advises clients in broad range of commercial matters, particularly in the areas of employment, debt recovery, intellectual property and leasing and property disputes. 

Emma advises both employers and employees on employment issues including employment agreements, unfair dismissal, adverse action, workplace bullying, redundancy, discrimination and disciplinary investigations and enquiries.

She has also assisted in various litigation matters particularly in the areas of insolvency, planning and environment law and consumer law.

In addition, Emma has experience acting for clients in a wide range of commercial transactions including residential and commercial conveyancing matters, establishment of new community titles schemes, business sales and purchases, share acquisitions and sales and leasing transactions.  She also has experience advising body corporates in the preparation of by-laws and related matters.

Emma aims to provide practical, reliable advice to clients and work with them to develop a commercial approach to resolving disputes. 

Outside of her role at Shand Taylor Lawyers, Emma is the secretary of the Women Lawyers Association of Queensland (WLAQ).

Emma is also a member of the following professional associations:

  • Queensland Law Society

  • Women Lawyers Association of Queensland

  • Commercial Law Association of Australia

  • Industrial Relations Society of Queensland

Emma's Publications

Insurance coverage for COVID-19 related business disruption: a checklist

"I need extra help!": An employer's guide to requesting employees to work additional hours