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Liana Wood

Solicitor

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Liana is a solicitor in the employment department.  She joined Leigh Day as a trainee solicitor in 2012 and undertook seats in international and group claims and human rights before qualifying into the employment and discrimination team in September 2014.  

Liana works with Chris Benson on a range of discrimination and employment cases and multi-party equal pay cases in the civil courts and the employment tribunal. 

Liana has particular experience in sex discrimination, disability discrimination, whistleblowing, discrimination in relation to public services and data protection issues. She also has interest in discrimination relating to race, religion and political belief, the rights of individuals working as domestic servants in the UK and employment law in an international context.

Liana has a degree in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge.  Prior to joining Leigh Day, Liana worked in Palestine and Pakistan. At the Justice Project Pakistan, Liana assisted in cases involving individuals on death row, torture victims and individuals detained in Afghanistan.  Liana also worked at Barnet Law Centre, particularly assisting individuals on very low incomes with employment disputes.  

Publications

Tribunal clarifies employment status of Addison Lee drivers LexisNexis PSL 29.9.17
 

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