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Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC

QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BS, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7353 7534
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349 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Devereux (Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC), Oliver Hyams, London, ENGLAND

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Oliver Hyams

Tel:
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Devereux (Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC)

Position

Oliver specialises in employment and education law, pensions (including in particular public sector pensions); discrimination; professional disciplinary matters and related areas such as the regulation of care homes; public law (including local government administrative law). Reported cases include: Hagen v ICI Chemicals & Polymers Ltd [2002] IRLR 31; S v Brent London Borough Council [2002] ELR 556; Qua v John Ford Morrison [2003] ICR 482, McCabe v Cornwall County Council [2005] 1 AC 503; Barke v SEETEC [2005] ICR 1373; R (0) v Governing Body of Parkview Academy [2007] ELR 454; R (Siborurema) v Office of the Independent Adjudicator [2008] ELR 209; R (Hill) v Bedfordshire County Council [2008J ELR 660; Kovats v TFO Management LLP [2009] ICR 1140; Governing Body of X Endowed School v SENDIST [2009] IRLR 1007; YKK Europe Ltd v Heneghan [201 OJ ICR 611; Pothecary Witham Weld v Bullimore [201 OJ IRLR 572; R (M) v Independent Appeal Panel of Haringey [201 OJ ELR 218; Parmar v East Leicester Medical Practice [2011 J IRLR 641; Abramova v Oxford Institute of Legal Practice (2011 J ELR 385; Hill v Governing Body of Great Tey Primary School [2013J IRLR 274; President of the Methodist Conference v Preston (Formerly Moore) UKSC 29; [2013J ICR 833, R(Rudewicz) v Ministry of Justice [2013J QB 410. For more information on his practice and latest case highlights, please consult the ‘barristers’ section on www.devereuxchambers.co.uk.

Career

Called 1989; Middle Temple; part-time Employment Judge 2000; First-tier Tribunal Judge (SENDIST) in 2016.
Publications of note: ‘Law of Education’ (second edition, Jordans 2004); ‘Employment Aspects of Business Reorganisations’ (2006, Oxford University Press); ‘Employment in Schools – A Legal Guide’ (second edition, Jordans 2007); consultant editor, volumes 35 and 36 of ‘Halsbury’s Laws’ (Education title), 2011.

Member

ALBA; ELBA; ELA. Currently Vice-Chair of the Education Law Association.

Leisure

Listening to music; walking; reading.


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Within: Education – Leading juniors

Oliver Hyams - DevereuxHe is a brilliant and hardworking counsel.

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