Experience

I am an Associate in the Employment team. I have experience advising both employer and employee clients on a range of employment law issues, including disciplinary and grievance issues, discrimination, TUPE and redundancy.

I also have experience advising on data protection issues relating to employees. I advise clients across various sectors and have particular experience advising charity and social enterprise clients.

  • I advised on the TUPE and employment aspects of a proposed merger of two faith-based charities
  • I successfully defended a further education college against claims of unfair dismissal and sex discrimination
  • I successfully defended a large, high-profile charity against claims of disability and race discrimination
  • I negotiate settlement agreements on behalf of employers and employees, including in contentious departures where allegations of discrimination and whistleblowing have been raised
  • I supported a small charity in relation to a workplace investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct
  • I assist clients in reviewing and updating employment policies and procedures in particular in light of GDPR

Qualifications and career

  • University of Exeter, BA (Hons) French and Spanish, 2004
  • The College of Law, London, LLB Law, 2011
  • Trainee Solicitor, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP, 2012
  • Solicitor, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP, 2014
  • Joined Bates Wells, December 2016
  • Promoted to Associate, Bates Wells, July 2018

Pro bono, memberships, and appointments

  • Member of the Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Industrial Law Society
  • Volunteer adviser at South West London Law Centres (SWLLC)