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Caroline Musgrave

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Employment
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Employment - London (Bar)

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Caroline Musgrave
Employment law specialist with strong knowledge of whistle-blowing, disability discrimination and parental rights disputes. She is regularly involved in cases concerning local authorities, the professional services and the armed forces. She is experienced in work before the High Court and beyond.
Strengths: "First-class analytically and great when you've hundreds of pages of evidence to go through." "She's skilled in advocacy, helpful in preparation and has good client management skills."
Recent work: Acted for the respondent in Islam v HSBC, an EAT case concerning the duty on the Employment Tribunal to ensure the right of a person with a disability to a fair hearing.
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Caroline Musgrave is an employment and equality law specialist with particular expertise in discrimination, whistleblowing and equal pay. Caroline acts for companies and individuals, NHS trusts, financial institutions, trade unions and public authorities. She is highly regarded for her commercial sense, her strategic and structured approach, excellent witness handling and exceptional client service. Caroline maintains a diverse practice also representing clients in claims for personal injury, clinical negligence and at inquests.

Career

Notable cases include Islam v HSBC (UKEAT/0264/16) concerning the duties on the Tribunal to ensure a fair hearing for a litigant with a disability and Williams v MOD [2013] EqLR 856 in which Caroline represented the most senior serving nurse in the RAF in her claim of sex discrimination. Reported cases from the Court of Appeal include Rabess v LFEPA [2017] IRLR 147 and Sandle v Adecco [2016] IRLR 941.

Professional Memberships

ELA, ELBA, ILS, PIBA and A4ID

Personal

After graduation from Cambridge University, Caroline worked as a relief and development professional in Rwanda, Pakistan, Indonesia and the UK. As a barrister, Caroline has been instructed for inquest preparation in Afghanistan and has spent three months in Boston, USA as a visiting fellow at Harvard’s Law School Project on Disability.

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