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Lydia Banerjee

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Employment , Sport
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Employment - London (Bar)

Band 5

Lydia Banerjee
Lydia Banerjee has amassed an impressive body of experience across a number of cutting-edge employment law issues, including worker status. In addition, she is able to skilfully handle everything from discrimination claims to breach of contract and restrictive covenant cases.
Strengths: "She is excellent at cross-examination; she hoovers up the detail and clients love her." "She manages to grasp the issues deftly and with a great degree of gravitas which belies her years, and she is an approachable and amenable barrister."
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Sport - London (Bar)

Band 4

Lydia Banerjee
Lydia Banerjee enjoys a strong reputation for her expertise regarding discrimination and unfair dismissal issues. She is noted for her experience acting before sport-related employment tribunals and in agency fees disputes.
Strengths: "Incredibly capable and has an excellent manner." "She has a spectacular ability to concentrate for a long period of time and she is really thorough."
Recent work: Acted for Chelsea FC in Employment Tribunal proceedings concerning claims of unfair dismissal made by Antonio Conte.
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Practice Areas

Lydia practises in commercial law, sports law and employment law. In the sporting field Lydia sits as an arbitrator, conducts independent review work and advocates on equality issues, selection disputes and disciplinary proceedings. Lydia’s commercial practice encompasses disputes including contractual interpretation, partnership disputes and directors’ duties as well as international arbitration. Lydia’s employment work includes injunctive proceedings in business protection disputes, all types of discrimination, equal pay and general advisory work.

Career

Qualified 2007; Middle Temple. Listed in Who’s Who of Britain’s Young Entrepreneurs 2006 and Who’s Who of Emerging Business Leaders 2007 and 2008; trustee for charity Rafiki and director of Kinson Pottery Ltd.

Professional Memberships

COMBAR; BASL, ELBA; SEC; LCF; WISLaw

Personal

Education: Parkstone Grammar School; Downing College, Cambridge.

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Lydia Banerjee

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