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Claire McCann

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Employment
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Claire McCann
Has a wide practice spanning both employment and equality law issues, with expertise in discrimination claims and equal pay litigation. Her clients come from a range of industry sectors, including healthcare, aviation, banking and retail. She is adept in the handling of whistle-blowing claims.
Strengths: "Her advocacy is a tour de force in discrimination claims." "She's totally across all the detail, has great client-handling skills, is extremely bright and exceptionally well prepared."
Recent work: Successfully defended Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in claims that Dr Althaf had been excluded from work and dismissed as a result of protected disclosures he made concerning rota safety.
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Practice Areas

Claire McCann specialises in employment, equality and public law as well as regulatory and human rights law. She has a busy trial, appellate and advisory practice, acting for a wide range of clients including FTSE 100 companies and other corporate clients, financial institutions, charities, public authorities, central and local government, trade unions and individuals. She is appointed to the Attorney-General's B Panel of Counsel. She is accredited to be instructed under Direct Access. Claire has a strong advisory practice and is sought-after in complex and high profile litigation. She is particularly regarded for her tenacity in court, her sharp cross-examination skills, her meticulous preparation and her ability to put clients at ease. She gives sound, commercial advice and is quick to respond.

Career

Claire joined Cloisters in 2000 having worked as a consultant for the Public Law Project. In 2005, she worked in the Human Rights Team of Crown Law Office in New Zealand.

Professional Memberships

ELA, ELBA, DLA, HRLA and ILS.

Member of Employment Law Association's Management Committee (2018 - present)

Publications

Claire is a co-author of OUP's Employment Law and Human Rights (3ed) (2018). She lectures widely and contributes articles on employment/equality law to leading publications.

Personal

Wadham College, Oxford (1st Class Joint Hons BA in English and French); City University (Postgraduate Diploma in Law). Wadham College Scholar (1995/1996); Inner Temple Major Scholar (1998); Princess Royal Scholar (1999); Pegasus Scholarship (2005)

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