Keira is Counsel within the Dispute Resolution department in the Isle of Man. She is dual-qualified as a Manx Advocate and a Barrister in England and Wales. Keira was a tenant at Outer Temple Chambers in London prior to joining Appleby in 2018.
Keira is an experienced litigator who deals with a broad range of civil and commercial cases, including professional negligence, injunctive relief, and director/shareholder disputes. Keira is also a specialist in employment and discrimination law. As a Barrister, Keira appeared for a wide range of clients in the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal in England. During her time at Appleby, Keira has represented clients in respect of employment disputes proceeding in the Employment and Equality Tribunals of Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man.
Keira is known for her strong client skills and meticulous case preparation. She is commended by the Legal 500 UK, 2017 as “a safe pair of hands, who obtains good results for her clients” and by the Legal 500 UK, 2016 as being “always on top of the case in terms of the facts and the law”. She is co-author of the English Law Society’s Employment Law Handbook (5th and 6th Editions). Keira also delivers bespoke training in a number of areas including: Employment Law, Discrimination Law, and Dispute Resolution.