Jillian Merchant

Jillian is currently an Associate Solicitor with Thompsons Solicitors, specialising in employment, equalities law and professional regulation. She is a strong advocate of equalities and is a regular contributor for broadcast and print media. 

Jillian holds a number of other voluntary roles, including as Chair of Glasgow and Clyde Rape Crisis Centre and as Vice-Chair of Abortion Rights. Jillian is a fully qualified highland dancing teacher with a background in competitive sport. Jillian loves sport and is keen to use her experiences to help to ensure that others can enjoy the benefits of sport.