Catherine Meenan

Year of Call: 2018

PRACTICE AREAS

Clinical Negligence | Commercial Law | Discrimination & Equality | Employment | Human Rights | Personal Injury | Professional Discipline | Public & Administrative Law | Sport & Entertainment

HIGHLIGHTS

Catherine Meenan gained Tenancy at Cloisters in 2019 and currently accepts instructions across all areas of chamber's work.

OVERVIEW

Catherine accepts instructions across all areas of chamber's work, including employment, discrimination, public law and human rights, regulatory and professional discipline, sports law, personal injury and clinical negligence.

Catherine has experience of working for both claimants and respondents in the Employment Tribunal and the County Court, and for the family in the Coroner's Court. She has experience acting in complex, multi-day discrimination cases and has a keen interest in equal pay. She is currently undertaking a secondment at Stewarts Law two days a week in their Employment team.

Catherine also acts for claimants in personal injury and clinical negligence cases, including acting in fast track trials and advising on merits and quantum.

Catherine commenced pupillage in October 2018 and was offered tenancy in September 2019.

Prior to pupillage, Catherine worked as an education researcher at Teach First. She also worked as a legal researcher for Rights Watch UK, focusing on post-conflict justice in Northern Ireland. Catherine volunteered as an education advocate for the Communities Empowerment Network where she represented the families of excluded school children at Governors' Disciplinary Committees.

QUALIFICATIONS

BA, Jurisprudence, University of Oxford, 2013

BPTC, BPP Law School, 2018