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Christopher Jeans

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Employment
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Christopher Jeans QC
Acts across all levels of the justice system, handling complex employment issues at the Supreme Court, the High Court and tribunals across the country. Well known for his expertise in matters concerning equal pay and holiday pay, as well as discrimination and pensions cases. He often acts for high-profile individuals and large organisations.
Strengths: "He is an unparalleled expert in the field." "He has a wealth of experience and an enormous legal brain, is incredibly responsive and just a fantastic barrister who is easy to work with."
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Specialises in employment law and discrimination. Cases include: IWGB v University of London; IWGB v Deliveroo; Addison Lee v Lange; Brierley v Asda Stores; Paturel v DB Group Services; CD v ST; X v Mid-Sussex CAB; Geys v Societe Generale; Coulson v News International; Proactive Sports Management v Wayne Rooney and others; Wardle v Credit Agricole; Wiliams v British Airways; Audit Commission v Haq; Keegan v Newcastle FC; Bateman v Asda Stores; Ainsworth Stringer v HMRC; Chagger v Abbey National; Grundy v British Airways; Cumbria County Council v Dow; EB v BA; O'Hanlon v HMRC; Derbyshire v St Helens.

Career

1974-77: LLB King's, London. 1977-79: BCL St John's , Oxford. called to the Bar 1980. Specialises in employment law and discrimination at 11 KBW (Bencher Gray's Inn (2007). Part time Chairman/ Judge Employment Tribunals 1998-2008. Recorder from 2009. President Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal until tenure expired May 2017.

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association, ELBA

Personal

Main interests: sport (especially football and cricket), travel, theatre, cinema. Arctic and world travel.

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