Kenneth is a trainee solicitor undertaking his second seat in the discrimination department. He is supervised by Maria Chadwick.
Kenneth was recently awarded a distinction in the LPC at BPP Manchester. Kenneth previously obtained a 2:1 degree at the University of Manchester in ancient history and studied the graduate diploma in law at the University of Law.
In February 2018, Kenneth joined the civil liberties & public law team where he undertook work on matters involving actions against the state and inquests. Assisting partners and fee earners, he:
- Completed opinions in claims involving Article 5 and Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights;
- Drafted letter before claim in judicial review actions against police forces;
- Prepared infant settlement applications, and attended an approval hearing unsupervised;
- Prepared a successful application to the Magistrates’ Court in an application under the Sexual Offences Act 2003;
- Assisted in the preparation of an application to the European Court of Human Rights.
Prior to joining the firm, Kenneth undertook an internship in Houston, Texas, where he worked on death row cases. He also previously worked as a court advocate, gaining substantial experience in matters such as personal injury, contract claims, road traffic accident, landlord and tenant and debt recovery.
Kenneth previously assisted the Free Representation Unit, a charity that represents individuals in employment tribunals, where he successfully negotiated a substantial settlement in a claim for unfair dismissal. Kenneth has assisted Streetlaw, teaching primary and secondary school children about the criminal justice system and online safety. He also volunteered for the National Centre For Domestic Violence whilst also studying the GDL.
Kenneth is expected to qualify as a solicitor in September 2021.