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Jason Galbraith-Marten QC

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Practice Areas

Jason has spent nearly 30 years specialising in the fields of Employment, Equality and Industrial Relations law and has a host of reported cases to his name. He has particular expertise dealing with employment status, collective redundancy, TUPE, whistleblowing, and industrial relations issues, including High Court injunctions and cases before the CAC and Certification Officer. In 2020 he acted in the CJEU case of Bridges v Yodel Delivery Network Ltd, the Uber v Aslam case in the Supreme Court and Varnish v British Cycling in the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Jason brings his extensive experience to bear when asked to deal with professional discipline matters such as carrying out investigations or chairing disciplinary hearings and appeals. He is also a trained mediator and communications expert, employing a calm and measured demeanour to help facilitate settlement in even the most intractable disputes.

Career

Silk 2014. Editorial Board, Industrial Law Journal 2010-2013.

Labour and Employment Lawyer of the year 2020, Lawyer Monthly Magazine

Listed in the 'Chambers 100' as one of the top 100 business lawyers in the UK.

Chambers and Partners Employment Junior of the Year 2009.

Professional Memberships

ILS (chair 2010-2013), ELBA

Publications

‘Whistleblowing in 2018 – Where are we now and where are we going' 22 QCs Conference

‘Vicarious Liability – the developing legal landscape' for Industrial Law Society 2017

'The EU Anti-Discrimination Directives' at the Academy of European Law, Trier, Germany

'The law and practice of Industrial Action' for Solicitors in the Local Government Employment Special Interest Group