Liz Cunningham*

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Degree: 
LLB Bristol
Year of call and Inn: 
1995
Professional Membership: 
Western, ELA
Appointments: 
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 practitioner she was recommended year after year in 'Legal 500' and 'Chambers and Partners’, being ranked in the top tier of Employment Law practitioners at the time of leaving practice.

In 2017 she was appointed to the Bar Standards Board Education and Training Committee and then, in 2018, she was made an Assistant Chief Examiner at the Bar Standards Board. Liz remains as an associate member of Albion, and has developed an independent employment law consultancy, workplace investigation and training practice alongside her BSB work.

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.