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Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
4
Employment
6 Years Ranked
4
Social Housing
5 Years Ranked

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Practice Areas

Practice Area: Employment

Iris is an Employment specialist, who represents both claimants and respondents. In the Employment Tribunal, she is particularly sought after in large claims involving many allegations and many different heads of claim; as well as claims involving the handling of vulnerable witnesses. She appears regularly in employment appeals.

Iris also advises on restrictive covenants and other contractual issues that arise from the employment relationship.

Practice Area: Social Housing

Iris has been a Housing specialist for over 16 years.

She has long experience in dealing with complex anti-social behaviour cases, including those involving mental health issues, on behalf of both landlords and tenants. She is particularly good at dealing with vulnerable clients and witnesses, and managing the complex legal arguments involved in Equality Act and Human Rights cases. Her expertise in discrimination law generally (including her Employment Law practice) makes her particularly adept at handling Equality Act defences. Iris has extensive experience of homelessness litigation, including s204 appeals in the County Court, judicial review in the High Court, and appeals to the Court of Appeal.

Career

Iris is an established Housing and Employment Law specialist, with a particular interest in disability discrimination law.

Professional Memberships

Social Housing Law Association

Discrimination Law Association

Chancery Bar Association

Property Bar Association

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UK Bar

Employment - London (Bar)
4
Band 4

Iris Ferber
Iris Ferber is a knowledgeable employment law barrister who specialises in disability discrimination claims. She acts for both employers and employees in the public and private sectors.


Social Housing - London (Bar)
4
Band 4

Iris Ferber
Iris Ferber is an accomplished junior who is well versed in acting for both landlords and tenants on a range of housing matters. She is particularly known for her ability to work with clients with mental health issues who are involved in homelessness appeals.

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