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Peter Grant-Hutchison

Edinburgh, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Employment
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Employment - Scotland (Bar)

Band 3

Peter Grant-Hutchison
Peter Grant-Hutchison has extensive experience of employment law issues, with expertise in discrimination matters, unfair dismissal claims and TUPE. He has strengths in handling trade union disputes and has regularly represented clients at both the employment tribunals and the High Court.
Strengths: "His clients benefit from his thorough understanding of the Scottish legal system."
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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.

Peter Grant-Hutchison

Terra Firma Chambers

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