Maria Strauss


Maria Strauss

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Pothecary Witham Weld (2006 – 2014); Joined Farrer & Co August 2014


Queen's University Belfast


Conference of Solicitors for Catholic Charities; Employment Lawyers Association

Maria Strauss specialises in contentious business, dispute resolution and employment law for Religious Charities, Churches and Schools. 

Maria's practice includes cases of historic child safeguarding claims, employment law, judicial review and other cases in the Tribunals and Courts including the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. 

Maria routinely advises charities and schools about all aspects of employment law and has also acted in several high value employment disputes between senior executives and listed companies.

Maria's reported cases include:

The President of the Methodist Conference v Preston [2013] UKSC 29  

Queen o.n.a Chalfont St Peter Parish Council v Chiltern District Council and Holy Cross Sisters [2013]

R o.n.a of Rudewicz v  Secretary of State for Justice and the Marian Fathers Charitable Trustees Inc [2012]

Maria is a member of the Conference of Solicitors for Catholic Charities and writes articles for the CSCC newsletter.