Barrister profile for UK Bar 2022
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Employment - London (Bar)
Judy Stone advises both claimants and respondents across a wide range of employment matters, with particular focus on whistle-blowing and discrimination issues. She is a skilled litigator, handling complex employment cases at both tribunal and appellate levels. She also has experience of cases with an international element.
Strengths: "She gives very clear advice on the way forward, she interrogates complex facts to get to the nub of what is necessary to win the case and she is really collaborative." "She is really on top of all of the detail, she is hands-on throughout a case and she seems to think of every angle."
Recent work: Acted for the Post Office in defending a worker status claim brought by 120 sub-postmasters.
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Employment and business law specialist. Judy is regularly instructed in claims involving breaches of directors’ duties, fiduciary duties, duties of confidence and restrictive covenants, as we l as in pension, bonus and other contractual disputes, including those with an international element. In the employment tribunal, Judy has considerable experience of high value whistleblowing and discrimination litigation. Judy appears regularly in the High Court (both Chancery and QBD), employment tribunals, the EAT, and the Court of Appeal. She represents both claimants and respondents/defendants. Judy often acts as sole counsel and as a junior in multi-day and high value litigation.
Called in 2003.
Tolley's Employment Handbook (Retirement, Directors).
Educated at Baliol College, Oxford (first class degree in PPE, Jenkins Scholar), Harvard University (Frank Knox Memorial Fellow) and City University (CPE, Princess Royal Scholarship).