Emily Christie has experience in human rights and discrimination law, in particular discrimination on the basis of disability, sex identity, race and sexuality. She has advised and represented clients in international, federal and state based jurisdictions on a number of discrimination and human rights issues.

In addition to litigation, Emily has also advocated on behalf of individuals and civil society organisations under various UN Human Rights mechanisms, including drafting individual communications to human rights treaty bodies and coordinating and contributing to the Civil Society Shadow Report on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. She has also drafted various human rights resources for clients, including on the right to health in and women's reproductive rights.

Emily has also practised in DLA Piper's Commercial Dispute Resolution team where she assisted in a wide variety of matters, such as an IP dispute before an International Arbitration Tribunal and succession law and contract disputes in State courts. She was also involved in advising both government and corporate clients on legislation and civil procedure in various jurisdictions, including Fiji, the Philippines and the United States.