Higher Education Practice Lead and Senior Associate
Kelsey, as a Senior Associate and the firm’s Higher Education Practice Lead, works on a broad range of cases for the firm including UK and US employment matters, civil litigation and Title IX. Kelsey is particularly experienced in cases involving discrimination, harassment and sexual assault.
Kelsey received her BA in English from the University of Kansas in 2012 with the highest distinction. She also gained an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies in 2013 and an MSc in Social Anthropology from Oxford University where she studied as a Rhodes Scholar before completing her Graduate Diploma in Law in 2017 and her LLM and LPC with distinction in 2019 at the University of Law, Bloomsbury.
Outside the office, Kelsey enjoys rowing, fishing and walking her dog.
Relevant to Kelsey
- Is Title IX Creating a College Quasi Court? (Inside Higher Ed)
McO’s Kelsey Murrell speaks to Inside Higher Ed about Biden’s new Title IX regulations.
- SCOTUS Erodes Progress as Title IX Turns 50 (Bloomberg Law)
Kelsey Murrell’s op-ed in Bloomberg Law discusses how the US Supreme Court is gutting Title IX on its 50th anniversary.
- 5 Ways Women Are Losing Out During Covid – And How To Fight Back (HuffPost)
Kelsey Murrell and Sophie Walker explain your rights as women in Covid. From furlough and redundancy, to maternity leave, working hours and harassment – know your rights, and how to fight back.