Employment law, public law, commercial law. Recent cases include: SFM v Christ the King College (ultra vires commercial contracts, local government), R (Cotter) v NICE (JR of health treatment appraisal process), Ravisy & Simmons & Simmons (discrimination, international jurisdiction), Gilham v MoJ (SC, whistleblowing by judges), Quilter Cheviot v Cowper-Coles (QBD, team move), Macken v BNP Paribas (sex discrimination and equal pay), Air Products v Cockram (CA, age discrimination in share schemes), IPL v Osipov (whistleblowing claims against directors), Wandsworth LBC v Vining (employment status of park constables, human rights), Beatt v Croydon NHS Trust (whistleblowing claim by consultant surgeon), Carneiro v Chelsea FC & Mourinho (sex discrimination), Ministry of Justice v POA (industrial action), R (ABPI) v NICE (funding of health treatments in the NHS), R (Boots) v CAC (trade union recognition), Pereiro-Mendez v Goldman Sachs (maternity discrimination), LMR v Dover (QBD, anti-harassment injunction), R (Islington BC) v Mayor of London (closure of fire stations), Gascoyne v Force India (Formula One, wrongful dismissal), R (Servier) v NICE (commercial JR, procedural fairness). Also sits as a Mediator.
Called to the Bar in 1992. QC 2010
New College Oxford, BA (1st class hons). City University CPE (distinction), MA. Born 1 August 1968.