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Bettina Rigg

Bettina Rigg

Bettina Rigg

Partner and Head of Higher Education

About Bettina

Bettina is an employment and education lawyer advising universities and colleges on a range of operational and strategic issues.

Bettina has over fifteen years’ experience as an employment and education lawyer. She has a particular interest in equality, diversity and inclusion and discrimination claims and regularly delivers training to Boards of Directors, Governing Bodies and Senior Management Teams. She has been recommended as a Leader in her field in Chambers UK where she is described as "approachable, well informed and highly professional."

She was a Member of the Council of the University of Exeter for 9 years where she was the dual assurance lay lead for HR and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and worked closely with the teams involved in obtaining accreditation with Athena Swan and the HE equality charters. She is currently a member of the Governing Body of Writtle University College.

Bettina is an ADR Group accredited mediator and has mediated a wide range of employment and education matters.

Bettina has been a regular presenter at higher education sector conferences including presenting workshops at Universities HR (UHR) annual conferences and speaking on support for disabled students. She regularly writes articles and briefings for HE sector publications including University Business.

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