Liz Cunningham*

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LLB Bristol
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Professional Membership: 
Western, ELA
Accredited Advocate for the Advocacy Training Council
Practice Overview: 

Liz Cunningham was called to the Bar in 1995 and practised from Albion Chambers until May 2015 when she took up a Senior Lecturer post at the University of the West of England. As head of the Employment Law Team at Albion she was counsel in a number of key Court of Appeal cases including: Devon Primary Care Trust v Readman [2013] EWCA Civ 1110 and Griffin v Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust [2014] EWCA Civ 1240.

As a practioner she was recommended year after year in 'Legal 500' and 'Chambers and Partners’, being ranked in the top tier of Employment Law practioners at the time of leaving practice. She remains as an associate member of Albion, delivering training to solicitors across the South West.  As an academic barrister teaching on the Bar Professional Training Course, she is the subject leader for the Civil Advocacy Module and teaches Evidence, Ethics and Employment Law. She is a member of the Western Circuit, The Employment Lawyers Association and Middle Temple.

Liz is a qualified Civil and Commercial Mediator with ADR Group and is an accredited ATC advocacy trainer. Please contact the Chambers Director, Paul Fletcher, if you are interested in Liz designing and/or delivering bespoke training on any aspect of Employment Law, Employment Relations or internal HR matters for your organisation.