Jenna carries out a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment work for both employer and employee clients. Jenna has a wealth of experience of Employment Tribunal claims, as well as of cases progressing to the Employment Appeals Tribunal and beyond.
Jenna has recently achieved a successful outcome in the widely publicised case of her client, Miss Kumulchew, a dyslexic shift supervisor, against her employer, Starbucks, in the Employment Tribunal. You can read more about this case at the following link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-35521061.
Jenna is passionate about disability discrimination law. She has built up a particular specialism in advising clients in respect of workplace situations involving many different types of neurodifferences, such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and autism. Furthermore, Jenna also focuses on advising clients with mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety.
Jenna graduated from Merton College, Oxford University in 2007 with a BA (Hons) in Jurisprudence. She completed her training contract in the City at Macfarlanes and qualified as a solicitor in September 2011. On qualification, Jenna worked as a tax disputes associate at a magic circle law firm. She moved to a London employment specialist firm to focus exclusively on employment law and recently left after over 7 years to join didlaw in September 2019.
Outside of work, Jenna enjoys taking her toddler to baby ballet, reliving her youth in adult ballet classes, watching musical theatre and organising home improvements.