My role

I work with a wide variety of education clients including Diocesan Boards of Education, multi-academy trusts, academy sponsors and schools. In addition to providing legal advice, I regularly advise my clients on strategic development, collaborative working and sustainability.

My experience

My wider experience includes advising local authorities, NHS trusts, charities and blue-chip, international companies. I've also held the position of head of legal services and monitoring officer in local government and have a detailed understanding of governance arrangements and decision making processes.

My specialisms

  • Education
  • Public law
  • Strategic development
  • Collaborative working
  • Sustainability
Surveillance Cameras and Privacy at Work

Employers are having to walk a fine line between protecting their interests whilst also ensuring that they are not breaching their employees’ rights.

Working Time Regulations and ‘compensatory rest’
Working Time Regulations and ‘compensatory rest’

Under the Working Time Regulations (WTR) a worker is entitled to a 20 minute rest break away from their workstation if their daily working time exceeds six hours. However, there are limited circumstan

Bypassing Collectively Agreed Terms
Bypassing Collectively Agreed Terms

What can an employer do when its negotiations with a recognised union break down and they cannot collectively agree changes to terms?

Employee concerns and whistleblowing
Employee concerns and whistleblowing

Can an employee’s concerns raised purely out of self-interest constitute a qualifying disclosure for whistleblowing purposes?

Company Secretary Update
Company Secretary Update

It has been an exciting quarter, with a number of this year’s highly anticipated “key dates” fast approaching.

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