Emma Heuston is a lawyer and founder of "The Remote Expert" with over 19 years experience. She is also author of "The Tracksuit Economy" and a former remote worker.
In early 2019 Emma launched ‘The Remote Expert’, a legal services firm offering services in the niche area of remote work. As principal of the Remote Expert, Emma helps businesses who hire team members who work remotely some or all of the time and organisations who want to hire a remote team by assisting them with their policies and employment and management documentation.
In launching her business venture, Emma has combined her experience in managing a remote team with her legal knowledge of what remote teams need to function at peak performance. Emma's own remote work experience was life changing in enabling her to integrate her work and home lives, so much so that it has ignited the passion to found her business. Emma wrote about her experience in managing a remote team in the work from home bible - "The Tracksuit Economy: how to work from home productively and effectively".
In 2018, Emma received recognition in the legal industry for her in-roads in the remote work space, having been named as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards for managing her remote team and winning the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Thought leader of the Year Award.
Emma is thrilled to be a Flexible Working Day Ambassador to help spread the flexible and remote working message.