Heather represents a wide cross-section of businesses, from multinational corporations to SMEs, as well as public bodies and individuals. She has handled numerous cases before the employment tribunals, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and in the High Court; Heather is particularly in-demand for her expertise in disability, sex and race discrimination, sexual orientation, unfair dismissal, redundancy, stress at work, bullying and harassment, whistleblowing and TUPE. Acting for both claimants and respondents, Heather has successfully obtained injunctive relief in the High Court and has substantial experience in discrimination law. She has acted in several high-value cases for and against large organisations and public bodies, including Primary Care Trusts, schools and colleges, local authorities, housing associations, police forces and major airlines. Her professional negligence practice largely relates to the conduct of tribunal proceedings.
Heather is the Head of the Pump Court Chambers Employment Team and regularly presents seminars and carries out bespoke training on all aspects of Employment Law. She is the author of a monthly employment law update and a regular contributor to chambers’ employment law newsletter. Heather does pro bono work at the Employment Appeal Tribunal for ELAAS and compiles the Pump Court Costs Reports.