Terra Firma Chambers

Peter Grant-Hutchison

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Peter specialises in employment law. He has a broad practice acting for both employers and employees. He has acted for many multinational companies. He has undertaken complex Discrimination, Equal Pay Act, Transfer of Undertaking and Redundancy cases. He has appeared in all forums, including employment tribunals, employment appeal tribunals, the Inner House of the Court of Session and the House of Lords as was. He has acted in judicial mediations and appeared at Central Arbitration Committee hearings. Most recently he has been instructed in cases involving "whistleblowing" and claims based on multiple breaches of the Equality Act 2010.


LLB, Single Honours MA Economics 1974-1979; apprentice then solicitor specialising in employment law 1979-1988; called to Bar in 1988; part-time Judge of the Social Entitlement Chamber 1988-date; member of the Competition Commission Appeals Panel 2002-2010; part-time Immigration Judge 2002-date; part-time Sheriff 2005-date.


Previous editions Architects Legal Handbook (Scottish Section on Employment Law and Health and Safety Legislation) and the annual Employment Law Review for Scottish Legal News.


Born 1956. Educated at Dundee University. Chairman of Scottish Legal News.