Naomi Webber

Year of Call: 2017
Email Address: naomi.webber@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 01865 793 736

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Overview

Naomi joined 3PB following the successful completion of her pupillage in October 2019. She is based in the Oxford centre.

Naomi accepts instructions in all areas of civil law, with a particular interest in employment, education and public law.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Naomi worked as a Judicial Assistant in the Court of Appeal, and as a teaching fellow and research assistant at University College London and the University of Oxford.

Outside of law, Naomi enjoys running, cycling and baking.

Publications

  • Dr Rob George with Naomi Webber, International Rights of the Child (University of London, 2018)
  • Discrimination by Association: a piece of cake? (2017) City Law School Journal (Comment on Lee v McArthur & Ors)
  • Lucinda Ferguson and Naomi Webber, School Exclusion and the Law: A Literature Review and Scoping Survey of Practice (Department of Education, University of Oxford, January 2015)

Expertise

  • Employment and discrimination
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    Naomi acts for both claimants and respondents and accepts instructions in all areas of employment law.

    • Successfully negotiating a £30,000 settlement for a Claimant in a judicial mediation
    • Successfully defending an unlawful deduction from wages claim
    • Advising on prospects for a number of issues, including unfair dismissal, disability discrimination, and strike out.

    Naomi has a particular interest in discrimination law, inside and outside the employment field. She has recently written articles on the Court of Appeal decisions of Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd, Chief Constable of Leicestershire v Hextall [2019] EWCA Civ 900 (whether the shared parental leave provisions discriminate against men) and R (Z & A) v London Borough of Hackney and Agudas Israel Housing Association Ltd [2019] EWCA Civ 1099 (whether an orthodox Jewish housing association discriminated against non-Jews).

    Prior to pupillage, Naomi worked as a judicial assistant in the Court of Appeal, where she worked on a number of ground breaking employment cases.

    Publications

    • 7th Jun 2019

      Shared parental leave – Discrimination against men? Naomi Webber analyses Ali v Capita Customer Management Ltd, Chief Constable of Leicestershire v Hextall [2019] EWCA Civ 900

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  • Education
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    Naomi accepts instructions in all aspects of education law. During pupillage, she spent time shadowing John Friel representing parents in SENDIST. She has also appeared in SENDIST herself and has acted as a clerk for admissions appeals panel.

    Prior to pupillage, she worked as a research assistant at the University of Oxford, examining the effect of the 2012 changes to the law of school exclusions.

    Naomi has a particular interest in religion in education and wrote her masters’ dissertation on whether children have a right to a secular education.

Academic qualifications

  • Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School, 2016-17
  • LLM in Law, University College London, 2015-16
  • BA Jurisprudence (Law), Worcester College, University of Oxford, 2011-2014

Scholarships

  • Inner Temple Exhibition Award, 2016

Professional bodies

  • Constitutional and Administrative Law Bar Association (ALBA)
  • Employment Lawyers Association (ELA)

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