Judy is a highly experienced junior, with a dynamic employment and commercial law practice. She is recognised as a leading junior in Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal.
Judy has considerable experience of commercial litigation. She has particular expertise in conspiracy and economic tort claims, claims involving breaches of directors’ and fiduciary duties and duties of confidence, as well as in bonus and other contractual disputes, including those with an international element and those relating to LLPs. She appears regularly in the High Court (both Chancery Division and QBD) and the Court of Appeal.
Judy has a dynamic commercial employment law practice. She has particular experience in sensitive cases that need careful tactical handling and those that require urgent action. She is regularly instructed in claims involving team moves and breaches of directors’ duties, fiduciary duties and restrictive covenants, as well as in bonus and other contractual disputes, including those with an international element and those relating to LLPs. In the employment tribunal, Judy has considerable experience in high value whistleblowing and discrimination litigation.
Judy appears regularly in employment litigation in the High Court (both Chancery Division and QBD), employment tribunals, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal. She represents both claimants and defendants/respondents. Judy acts as both sole counsel and as a junior in multi-day and high value litigation. Judy also undertakes a wide range of advisory work related to her areas of expertise.
“A skilled litigator” and “very astute” “She is absolutely fabulous, good with clients and really clever and committed” Chambers and Partners
“A genuine pleasure to work with” Legal 500
“A rising star” and “immensely bright” Chambers and Partners
“One of the real stars of her generation of barristers” Legal 500
“She brings commercial common sense, hard work and a first-class intellect to her cases” Legal 500
“She’s incredibly academic yet very approachable” Chambers and Partners
News, Articles & Publications
Chapters on Directors and Retirement, Tolley’s Employment Handbook
Balliol College, Oxford (First Class degree in Politics, Philosophy & Economics)
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
City University (2002 CPE) and Inns of Court School of Law (2003 BVC)
Jenkins Prize (Balliol College, Oxford)
Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship at Harvard University
Visiting Fellow at Harvard School of Public Health
Princess Royal Scholarship from the Inner Temple
Member of ELA, ELBA and APP
Prior to Joining the Bar, Judy advised governments and international organisations on conflict prevention issues.