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Cloisters Chambers
Cloisters
1 PUMP COURT, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7AA
England

Living Wage

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Position

Practises employment, discrimination and human rights law. Previously employed by the Disability Rights Commission, and has worked as a trade union legal officer. Has particular expertise in strategic litigation, and is regularly instructed by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (recently re-appointed to their panel). Cases include: Akerkman – Livingstone v Aster Communities [2015] UKSC 15; Preddy and Hall v Bull and Bull, Supreme Court [2013] UKSC 73; Firstgroup PLC v Paulley [2014] EWCA Civ, 1573 Foster v Cardiff University [2013] UKEAT/0422; R (on the application of MM and DM) and Secretary for Work and Pensions & ors [2013] UKUT 0206, Court of Appeal [2013] EWCA Civ 1565; Hook and Stott v British Airways [2012] EWCA Civ 66; Aylott v Stocton on Tees Borough Council [2010] EWCA Civ 910; SCA Packaging Ltd v Boyle [2009] UKHL.

Career

Called 1991; Gray’s Inn; previously senior legal adviser for Disability Rights Commission. Has written extensively for statutory codes of practice on the Equality Act 2010; co-editor of ‘Discrimination in Employment: A Claims Handbook’, LAG, 2013.

Memberships

Discrimination Law Association, ELA.

Education

Whitefield Secondary School; University of Leicester (1986 LLB); University of East London (1996 LLM, international human rights law, merit).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Catherine CasserleyCloistersThe depth of her knowledge of discrimination law is invaluable.