Jessica qualified as a solicitor in 2010 and joined Stephensons in January 2019. Jessica is an 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).