Education

  • LLB (Hons) Law: First Class degree;
  • Bar Vocational Course: Very Competent, City Law School;
  • Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) Brasenose College, Oxford.

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Employment and Discrimination Law

I am an employment law specialist and regularly appear in the Employment Tribunal throughout England and Wales as well as Scotland and Northern Ireland; the Employment Appeal Tribunal, County Courts and the High Court.

I am a part-time Employment Judge in England and am the only English practising barrister to sit as a Deputy Chair of the Jersey Employment and Discrimination Tribunal.

I am rated by the two leading directories as a leading junior barrister in employment law and have been so for a number of years. I am regularly instructed in discrimination claims, whistleblowing, business transfer and harassment claims as well as those involving termination of employment, including unfair and constructive dismissal and breaches of contract.

Professional Regulation

I also have a well developed practice in professional regulation and have represented teachers and nurses facing professional misconduct allegations, and represent police forces when they bring disciplinary proceedings against officers. I sit as one of the country’s first Legally Qualified Chairs of Police Misconduct Panels for other forces.

Appointments and Memberships

As wells those appointments above I hold a number of other appointments as well as various professional memberships.

Articles and Publications

I have written numerous articles on employment law, a book on Social Media and the Law, and have presented numerous webinars and seminars.

Regulatory Information

Being regulated by the Bar Standards Board I am required to publish certain important information. This can be found here.