Seven members appointed to the Equality & Human Rights Commission Panel of Preferred Counsel


All Cloisters’ employment specialists are experts in the area of  Equality Law, so we are delighted to announce that seven of its members have been appointed to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s (EHRC) new Panel of Preferred Counsel.

 They are:

Robin Allen QCPaul Epstein QC Declan O’DempseyCatherine CasserleySchona JollyDavid Massarella and Chris Milsom

The Panel of Counsel comprises of barristers (in England & Wales) and advocates (in Scotland) who support the EHRC on all legal issues arising out of its functions and activities, including issues that challenge areas of equality and human rights law.

Parliament gave the Commission the mandate to challenge discrimination, and protect and promote human rights.

The new appointments will start in March 2015 and run for four years.