Linden Thomas

 

Solicitor, Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research

Birmingham Law School

Linden Thomas

Contact details

Birmingham Law School
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

Linden joined Birmingham Law School’s Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research (CEPLER) in 2013. She is a qualified solicitor specialising in employment law. Linden’s role with CEPLER includes overseeing and developing many of CEPLER’s pro bono activities and its links with the legal profession. In addition to working with CEPLER, Linden continues to practice law, working in the University’s Legal Services team as an in-house employment solicitor.

Feedback and office hours

In the first semester of 2014-2015, my Office and Feedback Hours will be Tuesdays 2-4pm

My office hours will be held inRoom G7of the Law School. 

Students are welcome to see me during these hours without an appointment. If you need to see me outside these hours, please email me to arrange another time.

Qualifications

  • 2011 – [current]: Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales
  • 2008: Diploma in Legal Practice (The College of Law)
  • 2007: Graduate Diploma in Law (The College of Law)
  • 2006: BA(Hons) French and History (The University of Nottingham)

Biography

Linden qualified as a solicitor specialising in employment law at SGH Martineau LLP in 2011.  Linden is experienced in advising on all aspects of employment law, including unfair dismissal, discrimination, breach of contract and whistleblowing.  Linden acts in both contentious and non-contentious matters and regularly conducts her own advocacy.

As a trainee solicitor Linden was Chair of the Birmingham Trainee Solicitors’ Society and, in 2011, she won the Birmingham Law Society award for Trainee Solicitor of the Year.
Linden is committed to pro bono work.  She is an advisor for Birmingham Employment Rights Advice Line, she sits on Birmingham Law Society’s Pro Bono committee, is a Trustee for Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau and chairs the Bureau’s personnel committee.

Other activities

Linden sits on Birmingham Law Society Council, which is the Society’s decision making body. 

Linden is also a member of Birmingham Law Society’s Pro Bono committee, is a Trustee for Birmingham Citizens Advice Bureau and chairs the Bureau’s personnel committee.

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