Barrister, Matrix Chambers
Jessica is recognised as one of the country’s leading specialists in human rights and public law, acting for a wide range of clients, ranging from large companies such as the Isle of Man Steam Packet Co, GE, Google, GNER, National Express, the Post Office, Ingenious Media and Welsh Water to regulators such as Ofgem, the ORR, Oftel and the OFT to Government departments such as DECC, MoD, BERR, as well as for NGOs such as WWF, Refuge, Liberty, Environmental Justice Foundation and MDLI, and for private individuals. Prior to taking Silk in 2013 she was a member of the Attorney General’s A Panel of Counsel. Jessica was listed in The Lawyer Hot 100 2014.
Paralympian & Crossbench Peer
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics
Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service
Chief Corporate Officer, ScottishPower
Independent Life Peer & Consultant