Founding Partner. 23 years of experience acting for senior individuals in all types of employment work, partnership and LLP disputes.
Solicitor (2001-2005) and Partner (2005-2011) Russell Jones & Walker, Stewarts (Partner 2012), Co-founder of BDBF in November 2012.
Member of the Employment Lawyers Association Legislative & Policy Committee.
Member of the Industrial Law society. Freeman of the Guild of Entrepreneurs.
Specialist whistleblowing and equality employment lawyer. Acted for cardiothoracic surgeon Arjuna Weerasinghe in his successful health and safety whistleblowing and disability discrimination claim against an NHS Trust resulting in career-long losses. Acted for Roxana Gunny, Consultant Radiologist, in her successful sex discrimination and victimisation claim against Great Ormond Street Hospital. Acted for Professors/ Clinical Academics facing career destabilising disciplinary and regulatory allegations against leading Universities. Successfully protected lawyers facing regulatory allegations.
Advisory role to complainants involved in whistleblowing, sexual harassment and other employer-led or regulatory investigations.
Deal maker for C-suite executives and LLP members in financial services, insurance and legal services in high-value severance negotiations involving complex remuneration packages.
Frequent commentator in the broadcast media and press on employment public interest and whistleblowing matters.
Founder and editor of www.sackedinthecity.co.uk an information website targeted at City senior executives.