Specialist Lawyers

Karen Bulfin – Principal

Karen BulfinKaren Bulfin

Karen qualified as a Solicitor in 1985. Her interest in employment law was sparked in the early years of her career whilst working in the public sector. In 1994, with 3 young children and a brand new set of Employment Law Encyclopaedias installed in what was once her dining room, she set up her specialist employment law firm, Bulfin & Co. The Firm has grown to the practice that it is today and Karen herself is widely recognised as a specialist in her field.

Karen is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association and the Law Society. In her spare time she writes and directs for a community theatre group.

Meg Pennycook – Consultant and Tribunal specialist

Meg PennycookMeg Pennycook

Meg qualified as a barrister in 1992 at Middle Temple. She spent over 15 years working as an employed barrister within the private and public sectors, obtaining extensive experience in all areas of Employment Law, specialising particularly in TUPE, whistle-blowing, discrimination and unfair dismissal.

Meg loves advocacy and is never happier than when she’s knee deep in Tribunal case papers. She has successfully represented both employers and employees in Employment Tribunal hearings, providing expert advice on tactics as well as employing her advocacy skills, and also has experience in the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

She is a member of the Industrial Law Society,European employment Lawyers’ Association,Employment Lawyers’ Association and the Institute of Employment Rights. In her spare time, Meg enjoys opera and cycling.