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Caspar Glyn QC

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Practice Areas

Caspar is an expert in the employment relationship, contractual (including injunctive relief) and regulatory sports’ disputes and other linked contractual / commercial claims including civil fraud and fiduciaries.

He advises on contentious disputes and is a trial lawyer with a national reputation - representing employers when faccing mass claims, those of legal principle or those affecting reputation and bringing mass claims for employees.

Caspar has a busy and flourishing appellate practice in cases of the first importance: in 2018-9 he won in the Supreme Court to imply a new term in all contracts of employment (Haywood) was in the Supreme Court again in 2020 on the National Minimum Wage Mencap appeals and will be in the Supreme Court on Holiday pay in 2021 (Harpur Trust). In 2020 he was Lead Counsel in the Court of Appeal in 3 leading cases including Harpur, Agency Work (Kocur) and Suspension (Agoreyo). He is a trained mediator, carries out investigations for organisations, prosecutes and defends in disciplinary hearings, is experienced in sports’ arbitrations in all roles as an advocate, Arbitrator and Chairman. Full details at


Call 1992, Silk 2012, Recorder of the Crown Court 2018, Deputy High Court Judge 2019

Professional Memberships

Chair of Legislative & Policy Committee Employment Lawyers Association 2020-22, Executive Committee Member 2018-2020, Chair Industrial Law Society 2013-2015, Executive Committee Member 2008-2013, Employment Law Barristers Association.


Editorial Board Industrial Law Journal 2013-2015, Co-author Bullen & Leake,‘Fast Track Practice, “Personal Injury Handbook”. Working Party ‘Code of Guidance for Experts’ under the CPR.