Sonia Freestone was appointed in August 2021 as the Director of People and Transformation.
This is a new role for Chambers, reporting to the Deputy Heads and Management Board.
Sonia has been engaged to work with Chambers on developing our internal governance and human resources systems, so that they best meet the needs of a large, innovative, multi-disciplinary set with a firm commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.
She has around 30 years’ experience of human resources and employment law. She has a BA (Hons) in Business and Human Resource Management and an LLM in Employment Law. She is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development.
Sonia has extensive strategic and operational experience working with a broad range of clients in different sectors including not for profit organisations such as Marie Curie, Dementia UK and Oxford University Press, elite sports such as Aston Villa Football Club, and a variety of private sector organisations including British Midland Airlines and Ericsson Telecoms.