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Carol is recognised as a leading junior in employment litigation by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. With a strong practice covering every area of employment law, she has developed particular expertise in discrimination law and high value employment tribunal litigation and commercial employment matters in the High Court, regulatory work with an emphasis on financial services and healthcare. She also has considerable experience of conducting complex internal investigations, particularly in the financial services and legal sector, and advising on and/or managing grievance and disciplinary hearings. Praised by clients for her skill in managing high complexity cases, she has been described as “dedicated and tenacious” and “formidable in conference and in court”. She is “the kind of person you want to have in your corner.”  

Carol specialises in highly confidential and sensitive matters. Operating with the utmost discretion to protect the commercial reputation of her clients, she is highly sought after by major UK and multinational corporations, banking and other financial institutions, and public authorities for internal investigations and large-scale discrimination and whistleblowing cases. Instructing Solicitors and recognise and appreciate her deft ability “to instil confidence in the trickiest of cases” and “to grasp the detail of a case without losing sight of the bigger picture”. Carol has been described to be very thorough and detail orientated as she is “unflappable on her feet and razor sharp in cross-examination, she “oozes gravitas and has a fantastic eye for detail.”

Appearing in the High Court and the Employment Tribunal both in interim hearings and at trial, Carol is “particularly good in handling witnesses”and is noted for her ability to provide a “punchy and probing” cross-examination. Combining thorough preparation and attention to detail with a “commercial, costs-sensitive approach”, Carol is “very client friendly and extremely hardworking” and “quick to respond and good with clients”. She is valued by solicitors and clients alike for her hands-on style, her “practical and straightforward” advice, and her gift for getting straight to the heart of the matter. She is “a brilliant advocate, who is very helpful to those that instruct her” and “she is exceptionally bright, strategically astute and thoroughly charming.”

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