5 Essex Court

Cicely Hayward

Call 2008


Cicely has experience in a range of employment law matters including race discrimination, disability discrimination, sex discrimination, unfair dismissal, constructive unfair dismissal, transfer of undertakings, equal pay, working time regulations, redundancy, protected disclosures and positive discrimination. Cicely has experience of advising on and acting in mediations.

Recent cases include :

Mohammed v CPS [2017 / 2018] - instructed by the CPS in three claims brought by a Senior Crown Prosecutor for disability and race discrimination.

O’Shaughnessy v DWP [2017]. Instructed by the Ministry of Justice in this claim for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination, including consideration of a prior final written warning.

Hussain v DWP [2014] - instructed by DWP in a whistleblowing claim.

Nawaz v HMRC [2013] - instructed by the Respondent in this claim for unfair dismissal, arising from a decision to dismiss on the grounds of capability.

Crayden v Ministry of Justice [2013] - instructed by the Ministry of Justice in this week long Employment Tribunal claim concerning a capability dismissal.