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Leigh Day

Michael Newman

London, UK UK Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Employment: Employee & Trade Union
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Michael Newman is experienced in advising employees on a wide range of issues including discrimination and whistle-blowing. He is noted for his work on major worker status and equal pay disputes.
"He is always responds to emails and queries without delay, and he gives helpful, measured and considered responses that a lay client can readily understand. He is also happy to consider alternative suggestions when thinking about a way forward.""He pays close attention to detail, and he gives brilliant and strategic advice - he is a fount of knowledge, wisdom and clarity."
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Michael is a litigation specialist, focusing on discrimination and employment rights for individuals. He has unparalleled experience in the conduct of group litigation, and his cases are frequently in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. He has successfully brought claims against central government departments, banks and financial institutions, large multinationals, NHS bodies, universities, local authorities, NGOs and several national newspapers. Michael advises individuals in a wide range of workplace disputes, and discrimination matters in all sectors. Previous cases include the blacklisting litigation on behalf of GMB members in the High Court, and he currently represents tens of thousands of workers in an equal pay claim against Asda (believed to be the largest private sector equal pay claim).

Career

Michael graduated from Worcester College, Oxford with a double first in law, followed by a distinction in the Bachelor of Civil Law at Merton College, Oxford. Michael trained as a barrister, and was called to the Bar in 2007. He completed his pupilage at a leading employment and discrimination set of chambers, and qualified as a solicitor in 2011.

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Michael Newman

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