Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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Employment - Midlands (Bar)
Jack Feeny is instructed by both public and private sector clients in cases related to TUPE issues and discrimination claims, among other issues. He regularly advises police institutions and claimants from the financial sector, and often appears in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.
Strengths: "He's very personable, gets on with clients well and builds up a good relationship." "An excellent all-round choice as an employment barrister. He's proactive, gets to grips with the issues and is easy to work with."
Recent work: Acted for a police officer in a test case concerning pay while going through the ill-health retirement process.
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Jack is a specialist in discrimination, whistleblowing, and TUPE cases, with a split public and private sector practice. He has detailed knowledge of police law in the context of equality and employment rights, as well as other overlapping public law issues, and is on both the Attorney General’s and the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s panel of counsel. As well as his Tribunal work, he is instructed to advise and act in cases in the High Court involving judicial review, restrictive covenants and misuse of confidential information. Recently reported cases of his include the Court of Appeal judgments in The Chief Constable of Norfolk Police v. Coffey  IRLR 805 (discrimination because of perceived disability) and Aziz v. The Fremantle Trust  EWCA Civ 2605 (unfair dismissal and mobility clauses).