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Bethany Eldon-Kerr

Associate solicitor

Bethany Eldon-Kerr is a senior associate solicitor in the employment department.

Employment Worker status

Bethany is an associate solicitor in the employment team. She is currently working with Nigel Mackay and Charlotte Pettman on employment status claims in the context of the gig economy.

Bethany is currently working on the Bolt Drivers’ Claim, which represents thousands of drivers in respect of their worker status claims. 

Bethany joined Leigh Day in 2019 as a paralegal in the Employment Department working on worker status claims and discrimination claims.

Bethany began her training contract in 2021, completing the first year of her training with Daniel Easton in the Personal Injury department working on industrial disease claims and catastrophic injury claims. Bethany completed her second year of her training with Alison Millar in the Human Rights department working on claims for adult survivors of non-recent sexual or physical abuse in childhood and claims for the mistreatment of children and adults at risk of harm in care settings.

Further experience:

Prior to qualification, Bethany previously worked as a homelessness and housing officer for a North London Local Authority, as well as a support worker in a North London secondary school.

Bethany previously volunteered at Project 17, a charity working with migrant families experiencing exceptional poverty to improve their access to local authority support, and with StreetLaw Project, supporting litigants in person in the East London Employment Tribunal.


Bethany graduated from the University of Sussex in 2014 with a First Class degree in International Development, before completing the Graduate Diploma in Law in 2019.


Bethany is a member of the Discrimination Law Association, Employment Lawyers Association and Industrial Law Society.