Meet the Teachers Team

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We are the team bringing claims on behalf of the teachers affected by the government’s discriminatory pension changes. Given the valuable contribution that teachers and other public sector workers make to society, we believe that it is vital we fight to get them the pension they deserve.

Nigel Mackay

Nigel Mackay

Nigel is a Partner at Leigh Day and is overseeing the Teachers’ Pensions Claim. Throughout his career Nigel has represented both individuals and groups of workers in employment and discrimination claims.

Bethany Edon Kerr

Bethany Eldon Kerr

Beth is a Paralegal in the Employment Department at Leigh Day. Beth is also experienced in Family Law, and previously worked in the public sector.

Hannah Reid

Hannah Reid

Hannah has been working as a Paralegal at Leigh Day for five and a half years in the Employment Department. Throughout her time Hannah has worked on large group claims in various areas such as Equal Pay, Blacklisting, and the Gig Economy.

Charlotte Pettman

Charlotte Pettman

Charlotte is a Trainee Solicitor in the Employment Department at Leigh Day. Charlotte was called to the bar in 2014, then worked as a Paralegal before starting her training contract in 2018.

Kate Robinson

Kate is a Solicitor at Leigh Day, working on the Teachers’ Pensions Claim. Kate also represents individuals in employment and discrimination claims, and previously acted on behalf of groups of workers in the Birmingham City Council equal pay claims and the blacklisting claims in the construction industry.

Sonya Cassell

Sonya Cassell

Sonya is a Legal Secretary within the Employment Law department at Leigh Day, and is responsible for the administrative aspects of the Teachers’ Pensions Claim.  Sonya has worked at Leigh Day for 8 years, and has experience in both individual, and large group claims.

Your first point of contact in the Teachers’ Pensions team is Hannah and Beth. Feel free to get in touch with them at teacherspensions@leighday.co.uk or on 0800 689 5925.