Naomi Cunningham

Chair of the Board

Naomi Cunningham is a barrister at Outer Temple Chambers, specialising in employment and discrimination law. She has given evidence to the Women and Equalities Select Committee and the Equalities, Human Rights and Civil Justice Committee of the Scottish Parliament. Her public-law work in the area includes Fair Play For Women’s judicial review of official guidance on the sex question in the Census, the challenge to the lawfulness of the EHRC’s Code of Practice in AEA v EHRC, and FOI appeals involving information held by the Judicial College and the Crown Prosecution Service.

She is instructed in a challenge to the refusal by the Brighton Survivors’ Network to provide single-sex group counselling, and a claim against a university for discrimination on grounds of “gender- critical” belief. She blogs regularly on the law at Legal Feminist. She was named by The Lawyer as one of their “Hot 100” for 2022.