Emma De Paoli

Emma De Paoli

Associate, Litigation

Contact Information


tel: 236.466.2821



Areas of Expertise

Bar Admission

British Columbia, 2023


  • Peter A. Allard School of Law, JD (2022)
  • University of St Andrews, MA, International Relations (2018)



Emma is an associate in the Litigation Group of our Vancouver office. She completed her Juris Doctor at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia after transferring from Osgoode Hall Law School where she completed her first year of her Juris Doctor. She obtained an undergraduate degree in International Relations from the University of St. Andrews.

During law school, Emma worked as a research assistant and volunteered as a pro bono student. Prior to law school, she worked for a year as a Legal Administrator at a legal-aid funded legal centre in London, England. While at the University of St. Andrews, she worked as an intern for a number of not-for-profit organizations including United Way.

  • Judith A. Mauro Bowers, QC Prize, Appellate Advocacy

  • Allard Women’s Caucus
  • Centre for Refugee Studies, Student Research, (2019)
  • Pro Bono Students Canada, Student Researcher (2019-2020)
  • Osgoode Environmental Law Society (2019-2020)
  • Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers, Osgoode Chapter (2019-2020)
  • Canadian Lawyers for International Human Rights, Osgoode Chapter (2019-2020)

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