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Rad Kohanzad

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Employment - London (Bar)

Band 5

Rad Kohanzad
Rad Kohanzad is an accomplished employment barrister who earns widespread praise for his appellate practice. He regularly appears on behalf of companies and individuals in the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Strengths: "He is very down to earth, he always makes himself available when needed; he is is great with clients - brilliant at explaining technical legal issues in simplified terms, and he is very commercial and diplomatic." "His management and preparation of witnesses at pre-hearing conferences is reassuring and he gives them confidence. He also responds quickly and effectively to unplanned developments in cases and he gives strong yet practical advice."
Recent work: Successfully defended Agellus Hotels against claims of direct race and religious discrimination as well as disability discrimination.
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Rad is an employment law specialist. He is regularly instructed across a wide range of cases covering the employment and discrimination law spectrum, including unfair dismissal, redundancy, discrimination, maternity/pregnancy rights, flexible working, whistleblowing, breach of contract, unlawful deductions of wages, and equal pay. He has a particular interest in TUPE and industrial action claims.

Rad has a wide client base which includes individuals, trade unions, national and multinational companies, charities, police forces and NHS Trusts. He regularly appears at in the Employment Tribunal, County Court, Employment Appeal Tribunal and Court of Appeal and has appeared unled in the EAT and Court of Appeal on numerous occasions.

Career

Specialising in employment, professional disciplinary, clinical negligence, contract, and coronial law, Rad appears before judges across the judicial spectrum, from lay magistrates to Lord Justices of Appeal. This broad experience demands versatility as an advocate, adapting to the demands of his tribunal, and is reflected by his wide client base which includes individuals, trade unions, police forces, national and multinational companies, charities, and NHS Trusts.

Rad is well known in the employment law sphere, acting for employees and employers. He tends to defend healthcare professionals and prosecute police officers at disciplinary hearings and has acted for both Trusts, doctors and families at inquests.

Professional Memberships

Bar Pro Bono unit

Industrial Law Society

Employment Lawyers Association

Employment Law Bar Association

Free Representation Unit

Discrimination Lawyers Association

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