Solicitors’ Journal Rising Star award-winner 2016 (Highly Commended)
experience & expertise
Cecily has been involved at every stage of the Employment Tribunal process, from initial contact with the client and conferencing to drafting skeleton arguments and schedules of loss, preparing submissions and witness handling.
She has experience of unfair dismissal (conduct, redundancy), discrimination (age, race, sex), victimisation, harassment and TUPE claims in cases involving private companies and public authorities. Cecily previously worked at the European Court of Human Rights on an admissibility decision involving a challenge to the time limit for submitting an appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Recent work has included a week-long trial involving allegations of race discrimination at a London start-up; advising on quantum evidence in a claim against the Home Office; and settling an age discrimination claim against a local authority for a considerable sum after succeeding on liability.