Cloisters Chambers

Adam Ohringer

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Practice Areas

Employment - Adam represents claimants, respondents and unions at all levels in the tribunals and civil courts. Particular areas of interest include questions of territorial jurisdiction and claims under the Agency Workers Regulations 2010. He recently appeared in Dewhurst v Revisecatch where the tribunal confirmed that TUPE applies to workers as well as employees.

He is frequently instructed in cases which involve overlapping claims in the tribunals and the civil courts or purely civil claims arising from working relationships.

- Professional discipline - Instructed by unions and professionals to advise on regulatory matters and appear before fitness to practice panels.

- Discrimination - Appears in county court discrimination claims involving the provision of goods and services or the functions of associations.

- Notable cases include:

Angard Staffing v Kocur (UKEAT/0050/20), EAT (Definition of agency worker)

Michalak v GMC [2018] ICR 49, SC (Jurisdiction of employment tribunal)s

Wittenberg v Sunset Personnel [2017] ICR 1012, EAT (Territorial jurisdiction)

Mohamud v WM Morrison [2016] AC 677, SC (Vicarious liability in employment)

Manchester College v Hazel [2014] ICR 989, CA (TUPE, costs protection)

Lockwood v DWP [2014] ICR 1257, CA (Age discrimination)

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association, Industrial Law Society, Employment Law Bar Association, Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers


Adam provides seminars and training on a range of subjects. He is a contributor to Lexis Nexis Practice Notes and the ELA Briefing. He also contributed to 'Discrimination in Employment' published by LAG.