Specialises in employment and industrial relations law. His practice includes significant employment related High Court litigation encompassing injunctive relief, wrongful dismissal and high value contractual claims. He also undertakes all facets of statutory employment law including unfair dismissal, collective redundancy, NMW, TUPE and Working Time claims. He regularly appears in significant, high value and complicated discrimination and whistleblowing matters on behalf of individuals, unions and employers of all sizes.
Significant reported decisions include: Roberts v Skelmersdale College  IRLR 69 (dismissal provisions of 2001 rules), GMB v Holis  IRLR 187 (territorial jurisdiction of TUPE), Cokayne v BASC  ICR 185 (issue estoppel), Matuszowicz-v-Hull CC  IRLR 292 (reasonable adjustments time limits), Fenton & UNISON-v-SYPS  IRLR 930 (presentation of claim), Pinewood-v-Page  ICR 508 (redundancy fairness), Bridgeman-v-ABP  IRLR 639 (CJEU reference as to Working Time Regulations derogation), Bray-v-Monarch Personnel  IDS Brief 972 (scope of the Swedish derogation in the Agency Regulations), ASE-v-Kendrick  EWHC 2171 (enforceability of non-compete provision), Day-v-HEE  IRLR 623 (The scope of s43K ERA and ability of junior doctors to bring whistleblowing claim). Kaur v Leeds NHS  ICR 1 (constructive dismissal affirmation).
ELA, ELBA and Northern Circuit