Vanessa Latham


  • I qualified in December 1999, was made an associatein December 2005 and made partner in April 2007.
  • I lead the London team handling stress cases.
  • I have an interest in occupational disease and employment law, with a particular specialisation in stress, harassment and discrimination claims.
  • I regularly advise insurers on overlapping issues between the different jurisdictions and policy cover and have achieved numerous trial wins and discontinuances in stress claims and represented the defendants in Majrowski v Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Trust which involved an appeal to the House of Lords but was subsequently discontinued by the claimant.
  • I regularly write for legal publications as well as BLM periodicals and have presented many seminars on occupational disease and employment issues.


  • Member of BLM’s occupational disease special interest group.
  • Member of BLM’s employment special interest group.

Contact Details

+44 20 7865 8454