Where/when you studied: Batchelors in Pure Maths from Glasgow University on leaving school (2000).
Post Graduate Diploma in Regulatory Occupational Health and Safety from Warwick University in 2011.
Started an LLB (Hons) with the Open University in 2017.
Professional expertise before joining the firm: 16 years as HM Inspector with Health and Safety Executive. Carrying out proactive inspections, investigating workplace accidents including fatalities. Applying legislation, taking enforcement decisions and presenting prosecutions in Magistrates' Courts and preparing Crown Court cases.
When you joined the firm: 1st June 2021
Department responsibilities (within the firm): Paralegal with preparation of all aspects of health and safety cases in the courts or coroner's courts.
Areas of special legal expertise: Health and Safety regulation
Committees or organisations (to support the claim of specialist legal expertise): GradIOSH member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
Name: Mhairi Duffy
Where educated: Post Grad Health and Safety Diploma from Warwick University. LLB (Hons) in progress with OU
First job: Bingo caller
Hobbies: Baking cakes
Favourite food: Pasta
Favourite film: The Sting
Favourite group/artist: Saw Doctors
Ultimate holiday destination: New York
Favourite sport/team: Football
Favourite book: Anything by Chris Carter
Dislikes: Traffic jams
Personal ambition: Survive my LLB and pass the SQE