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Gillian Crew

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Employment - London (Bar)

Band 5

Gillian Crew
Gillian Crew is a knowledgeable and client-friendly barrister with experience acting for both claimants and respondents in a broad spectrum of cases, such as unfair dismissal and claims of discrimination, particularly those relating to disability.
Strengths: "She is sharp, she is quick, she is very knowledgeable, she is unflappable and she is also infinitely personable, responsive, sympathetic and plain-speaking; she is the perfect balance of IQ and EQ." "She is fantastic with clients and she quickly reassures them, taking away any anxiety about the formality of appearing before a judge."
Recent work: Successfully represented Vincent Rumbold in his claim for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination against Jaguar Land Rover.
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Gillian has a busy employment law practice in both advice and litigation and has been practising in employment law for 15 years. She appears regularly in Employment Tribunals throughout the United Kingdom and the Employment Appeal Tribunal on behalf of both claimants and respondents, although her practice is predominantly respondent-based. Her practice includes the whole range of employment issues, including TUPE, Working Time Regulations, and claims of unfair dismissal through to discrimination claims. She is also instructed in cases involving the enforcement of restrictive covenants in employment contracts in the High Court and discrimination claims arising out of the provision of services in the County Court.

Gillian has a particular expertise in complex discrimination claims, with an emphasis on disability claims. In terms of her respondent work, Gillian is regularly instructed by police forces, local authorities and higher education bodies, including colleges schools and universities as well as public companies and small and medium sized business. In terms of her Claimant work, Gillian is regularly instructed by a well-known union and has been advising on claims for failure to inform and consult and on ongoing industrial relations issues and holiday pay issues. Gillian also assists in the ELAAS scheme in the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Career

Gillian was called to the bar in 1998, she is an established practitioner specialising in all areas of employment law.

Gillian is an Accredited Mediator and is qualified to take on Direct Public Access work.

Personal

Away from work, Gillian enjoys scuba diving, boxing, salsa and gin!

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