Adele qualified as a solicitor in September 2014 and has specialised in employment law ever since. She studied at the University of Westminster, graduating with an upper second class LLB (Hons). She spent six months working as a paralegal before joining renowned legal publisher LexisNexis Butterworths and then moving on to Sweet & Maxwell. She completed her LPC on a part-time basis at the (as it was then known) College Of Law where she obtained a distinction. She spent a year travelling and working in Australia before completing her training contract at a national claimant firm.
Adele has experience of advising on a wide range of employment matters including all types of discrimination claims, whistleblowing, settlement agreements, unfair dismissal, holiday pay, and redundancy. Adele has particular experience of advising the Police Federation and Trade Unions and delivers employment law training to officers and workplace representatives.
Adele was the 2017/18 chair of the Junior Lawyers Division of The Law Society of England and Wales (“JLD”), which represents over 70,000 members, making it the largest division of the Law Society. The JLD’s role is to support and represent members by lobbying government, the LSB and the SRA on their behalf, promoting resilience and wellbeing, and campaigning for access to the profession and access to justice.
Adele is also a Social Mobility Ambassador for The Law Society and is regularly quoted in the media on employment law issues. She has had articles published in the Lawyer, the Law Society Gazette and the Solicitors Journal.