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.
Director, The Africa Centre & Former Chief Executive, The Place
Historian & Broadcaster, BBC
Professor of Journalism
Former Ambassador, Political Expert & Historian
Former Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales