Sheila has been representing Sam for the remedy aspects of her case, which have yet to be determined. Sheila did however represent Sam for her 2023 hearings, which ultimately allowed Sam to significantly increase her financial claim. Law360 have reported Sheila’s involvement to have lead to an increase in the value of Sam’s claim by up to £2million:
Sam also appeared alongside Sheila in “Its Raining Women” and having been impressed by Sheila’s performance in other matters, retained her as Counsel in her own case. Sam’s case to date is a leading authority in relation to the material factor defence in relation to equal pay.
Sam’s case was reported in the following press:
Lexis Nexis (appeal analysis)
The Guardian (original decision)