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Chambers of Christopher Kennedy QC

MANCHESTER, M3 4DN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 955 9000
Fax:
Fax 0161 955 9001
DX:
14326 MANCHESTER-3
Email:
Web:
www.9sjs.com

Rachel Wedderspoon

Tel:
Work 0161 955 9000
Email:
9 St John Street (Chambers of Christopher Kennedy QC)

Position

Employment law; acts for both respondents and claimants in the Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal; specialist area is discrimination law in particular race, sex and disability; acted for NHS trusts, police authorities, local authorities, a number of well-known companies and trade unions. Recent examples of cases conducted include: 3 week whistleblowing and disability discrimination case for claimant; appeal to EAT concerning failure to make reasonable adjustments and level of Vento award for a national company; 3 week direct disability discrimination case for police authority.

Career

Called 1993; Middle Temple; 9 St John Street Chambers 1994 to date; contributor ‘Encyclopaedia of Employment Law’ (Sweet & Maxwell).

Member

ELA; ELBA; ILS executive committee member.

Education

Dartford Grammar School for Girls; Manchester University (LLB Hons 2(1)).


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Rachel Wedderspoon - 9 St John StreetShe has a very measured, client-friendly style.

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