About Fiona Cassidy
Fiona Cassidy is a Senior Partner at Jones Cassidy Brett. Fiona graduated from Queen’s University Belfast and then studied for a Masters (LL.M) in Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Law at Queen’s University which she completed in 1990.
Together with Beverley Jones, Fiona set up the Practice of Jones and Cassidy Solicitors in 1993.
Fiona has been extensively involved in advisory work and litigation both in private practice and in the Fair Employment Commission. She has been particularly involved in Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act having contributed towards the drafting of the first Practical Guidance on How to Conduct an Equality Impact Assessment. Fiona has been involved in conducting training and advisory work in relation to screening and Equality Impact Assessments.
Fiona has also been involved in advisory work about fair employment policy matters in both the UK and the United States. She contributed to the Equality Commission’s publication on Harassment at Work.
As well as advising on employment law matters, Fiona also advises on public law, administrative law and charities law.
Fiona has been described in the Chambers UK legal directory as a “leader in the field” of employment law.