Jessica qualified as a solicitor in 2010 and joined Stephensons in January 2019. Jessica is a senior associate solicitor in the firm's actions against public bodies team, which forms part of the civil liberties and public law department.
Jessica works on a wide range of cases involving actions against public bodies, including compensation claims against local authorities, the police and the prison service.
These claims include:
- False imprisonment,
- Breach of the Human Rights Act
- Breach of the Data Protection Act
- Failure on the part of local authorities to remove children where there has been neglect or abuse
- Assault and battery
- Unlawful arrest
- Malicious prosecution
- Misfeasance in public office
Jessica is a member of the Police Action Lawyers Group (PALG).