We are delighted to announce that Gráinne Mellon has been appointed as a Part-Time Judge of the First-tier Tribunal assigned to Health, Education and Social Care Chamber (Special Educational Needs and Disability).
Gráinne will perform this role alongside her busy practice and continues to receive instructions across her practice areas.
Gráinne is a public law specialist with expertise in human rights and equality law. Her practice includes all aspects of immigration and nationality law, community care and Court of Protection, children's rights and discrimination law.
Gráinne regularly advises individuals as well as for charities and other organisations. Her expertise spans public and private law and she enjoys acting in complex trials involving cross-examination as much as arguing points of public law. She is particularly known for her work representing vulnerable children and adults across the spectrum of both judicial review claims and civil / human rights claims. Gráinne is appointed to the Equality and Human Rights Commission's preferred Panel of Counsel.