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Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC), Akhlaq Choudhury QC, London, ENGLAND

Akhlaq Choudhury QC

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC)

Position

Specialist in employment, public, procurement and information law; recent cases include: Timothy James Consulting Ltd v Wilton [2015] UKEAT (employment – leading case on taxation of injury to feelings awards); Re-use v Sendall [2015] 1 RLR 226 (employment – restrictive covenants and consideration); DWF LLP v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation & Skills [2014] EWCA Civ 900 (procurement – first automatic suspension case in the Court of Appeal); Esparon v Slavikovska [2014] ICR 1037 (employment – NMW for sleep-in care workers); Allan v Wandsworth LBC [2014] Eq. L.R. 30 (employment – disability discrimination; local government councillors); BUQ v HRE [2012] IRLR 653 (privacy injunction, right to fair trial); Clear Edge UK Ltd v Elliot and others [2011] EWHC 3376 QB (Team Move injunction); Jeffers v Labour Party [2011] EWHC 529 QB) (breach of party rules); Galloway v Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust [2010] EWCA Civ 1368 (bias in the Employment Tribunal); Humphreys v Norilsk Nickel International (UK) Ltd [2010] EWHC 1867 (QB); [2010] IRLR 976 (bonus claim); R (Ofcom) v Information Commissioner [2010] UKSC 3; [2010] Env LR 20 (environmental information and the public interest); B2Net Ltd v HM Treasury [2010] EWHC 51 (QB); [2010] Eu LR 471 (public procurement injunction; framework agreement); Corporate Office of the House of Commons v Information Commissioner [2008] ACD 71 (MPs’ expenses).

Career

Called 1992; appointed QC 2015; Inner Temple; contributor ‘Tolley’s Employment Law Handbook’ (restrictive covenants); recorder, SE Circuit 2009; Attorney General’s A Panel of Counsel 2013.

Languages

Bengali.

Education

Bishopbriggs High School; University of Glasgow (BSc); University of London (LLB Hons 1st ).

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC)

  • Possession Proceedings 28 August 2012

    The lower courts continue to clarify the position following the decisions of the Supreme Court in Manchester City Council v Pinnock [2010] UKSC 45; [2011] 2 AC 104 and Hounslow London Borough Council v Powell [2011] UKSC 8; [2011] 2 AC 18 on the application of Article 8 ECHR to defend possession proceedings.
    - 11KBW

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