Equality and Anti-Discrimination Lawyers

Practice areas

  • Trafficking

    Advocating for survivors of cross border violations of human rights, including trafficking, sexual violence and modern-day slavery.

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  • Sexual Violence

    We have a lot of experience supporting people who have experienced sexual violence. As civil lawyers, we specialize in pursuing claims against perpetrators or the institutions that employ them for apology and compensation.

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  • Employment

    Our employment lawyers offer practical legal advice to individuals and employers across a broad range of employment matters.

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  • Higher Education

    Representing students and staff who have experienced discrimination and unfair treatment, including sexual harassment and retaliation.

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  • Online Reputation and Privacy

    We are leaders in representing victims of online privacy and civil rights violations. We help those who are victims of cyberbullying, non-consensual pornography and online trolling.

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  • AO Advocates

    Our sister firm, AO Advocates, is focused on serving adults who have experienced historical child sex abuse.

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I will always be grateful for your unwavering support of me. Equally, I will always be grateful for showing me how to find my voice and strength.

Title IX case against UCLA, client confidential

It was such a weight off our shoulders; suddenly somebody else with a lot more experience was managing the case.

Sandeep Mander, Mander v. Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead

We really thought that there was nothing that anybody could do for us. We were wrong.

Dr Celeste Kidd, Aslin et al v. University of Rochester et al

To get the result you got you must be as tough with your legal opposites as you are kind and understanding to your clients.

AOA client, confidential

Compared with other law firms I’ve worked with, no one matches the combination that McO has of experience, brilliance, ferocious fighting and deep empathy for their clients.

Dr Holly Atkinson, Atkinson et al v. Mount Sinai Health System, Inc. et al

Because my case could not bear public scrutiny, a very powerful institution used massive financial resources to try to crush me for asking for my disability rights. This was a huge mistake, as they didn’t know that I would obtain McO representation. I couldn’t ask for better representation.

Disability Rights client, confidential

I would like to say from bottom of my heart, thank you. Thank you to all the team. Now I can go and forget my former employer. God bless you all.

Unfair Dismissal client, confidential