Recommendations

  • Litigation Team of the Year 2021

    The Lawyer Awards

Experience

I am a solicitor in the Dispute Resolution & Litigation team at Bates Wells. I advise both for-profit and not-for-profit clients on a range of contentious matters, including contract disputes, fraud and asset recovery, governance disputes, probate disputes, IP disputes and public law issues. As well as advisory work, I have extensive litigation experience.

  • I have advised a number of charities and commercial organisations on terminating contracts with their respective suppliers and partners and options moving forward.
  • I have advised a commercial organisation in respect of a response to a letter of claim for breach of contract and negligence.
  • I have advised individuals in respect of serving statutory demands on a debtor company.
  • I have advised a charity on responding to a letter of claim from an individual asserting breach/invasion of privacy; breach of the Data Protection Act 2018; misuse of private information and negligence.
  • I advised a charity on the enforcement and relevant notice requirements of an indemnity given by a previous provider of outsourced services.
  • I acted for an awarding organisation in its claim for copyright infringement in respect of its qualifications.
  • I advised a charity in relation to the impact of Covid-19 on its large fundraising event and its options under a contract with a supplier.

Qualifications and career

  • University of Surrey, LLB, 2015
  • Vice President Community and Trustee of University of Surrey Students’ Union, 2015-2016
  • Paralegal, Surrey County Council, 2016-2019
  • The University of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2019
  • Trainee Solicitor, Bates Wells, 2019 – 2021
  • Admitted as a solicitor, 2021
  • Solicitor at Bates Wells (Dispute Resolution & Litigation), 2021 - present

Pro bono, memberships, and appointments

  • Member of Bates Wells Information Law Group