Jackie Omeni is a Senior Associate in the Public Inquiries and Private Law team with a wealth of experience litigating on behalf of government.

Jackie’s main areas of expertise are: 

Employment: Jackie has a deep understanding of employment law with a particular interest in contentious matters including defending discrimination claims, claims for breach of contract, whistleblowing and unfair dismissal. 

General civil litigation: Jackie has extensive experience defending claims in the county court, high court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Examples includes, Data breach claim and defamation. 

Public law and Inquiries: Jackie has defended a number of judicial review challenges against government with a very high success rate.

Jackie is knowledgeable, responsive and professional with a great understanding of the client’s business and objectives and as such able to offer pragmatic and solution-focused advice to the client. Jackie’s strength lies in her ability to process high volumes of material and break the down information in clear terms to the client. Jackie is user-friendly.  

Jurisdiction: England & Wales 

Memberships

  • Law Society
  • Black Solicitors Network
  • Employment Law Association

Notable cases:

  • Inquest into the death of FCDO ambassador – Jackie acted for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
  • Defamation claim brought by Chowdhury Mueen Uddin, a war criminal convicted for the killing of Bengali intellectuals in collaboration with the Pakistan Army.
  • Whistleblowing claim brought against HMRC.
  • Judicial Pensions Litigation.