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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  UKSC 15; Preddy and Hall v Bull and Bull, Supreme Court  UKSC 73; Firstgroup PLC v Paulley  EWCA Civ, 1573 Foster v Cardiff University  UKEAT/0422; R (on the application of MM and DM) and Secretary for Work and Pensions & ors  UKUT 0206, Court of Appeal  EWCA Civ 1565; Hook and Stott v British Airways  EWCA Civ 66; Aylott v Stocton on Tees Borough Council  EWCA Civ 910; SCA Packaging Ltd v Boyle  UKHL.
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.
Discrimination Law Association, ELA.
Whitefield Secondary School; University of Leicester (1986 LLB); University of East London (1996 LLM, international human rights law, merit).