Experience

I joined as a paralegal in the Employment Team in July 2016 and was promoted in July 2018.

I assist on various employment matters from advisory work to litigation, alongside helping on cross-departmental matters.

Recent projects

  • Part of the successful team representing the Claimants in landmark worker status cases.

    I assisted the team representing the Claimants claiming worker status against CitySprint and Uber. The judgments will potentially affect millions of workers in the rising gig-economy, misclassified as self-employed, who are being paid less than minimum wage.

  • Assisted in a successful group action claim.

    I helped the team successfully pursue a £10million class action claim against an international technology business.

  • Assisted the team represent the Claimants who worked at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.

    I assisted the team represent a team of cleaners who were involved in a high profile dispute.

  • Conducting in-depth legal research.
  • Drafting legal documents, including staff contracts, settlement agreements and Tribunal pleadings.
  • Attending and note-taking at Court hearings, judicial mediation, and grievance and disciplinary meetings.

Qualifications and career

  • Senior paralegal at Bates Wells (2018)
  • Paralegal at Bates Wells (2016)
  • University of Law – Bar Professional Training Course, Very Competent (2015-2016)
  • Queen Mary, University of London – BA Law and Politics, 2.1 (2012-2015)

Pro bono, memberships, and appointments

  • Coordinator and volunteer at South West London Law Centre (2018)
  • PopLaw Legal Advice Clinic – ran the Clinic and conducted initial interviews with clients (July 2013 and September 2014)
  • Liberty – conducted research on a client’s query and drafted a letter of advice (February 2014)
  • Community Links (February 2013)