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Chambers of William McCormick QC

Ely Place Chambers, 13 ELY PLACE, LONDON, EC1N 6RY, ENGLAND
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Michael Salter

Work 020 7400 9600
Ely Place Chambers (Chambers of William McCormick QC)


Specialist employment law practise. Instructed by leading trade unions and large infrastructure companies including LHR (the new name for BAA). Respondent clients also include large security companies (NSL), numerous local authorities, police and rescue services and some of the country’s largest legal expenses insurers. Various cases have received national and international media coverage including claim brought by paperboy against a newsagent for age discrimination, and a technology teacher who worked in a prison who’s class were able to hack the prisons computer server. Owing to the sensitive nature of some of his clients’ duties Michael has been vetted to enable him to have access to confidential information publication of which may prejudice national security. Professional clients include Eversheds Solicitors.


Called 1999; resides Inner Temple. City Law School external examiner: drafting, negotiation and employment law and FRU options (2008-12); barrister member of Council of the Inns of Court disciplinary panels (2009-12); visiting fellow University of Bedfordshire (2011 to date); King’s College London: visiting lecturer in law of evidence (2005); qualified mediation LSM; pupil supervisor; Inner Temple student mentor. Publications of note: Information and Communications Technology Law Journal Vol 18, 2, June 2009: ‘I CAN see you: Harassment and Stalking on the Internet’, ‘Social Media in the Workplace’ Jordans Publishing (forthcoming 2015).


Employment Lawyers Association, Employment Law Bar Association, Council of Employment Judges.


Abbotsfield Comprehensive School; Brunel University (LLB 1st Class (Hons)); Brasenose College, Oxford University (BCL); Inns of Court School of Law (BVC Very Competent).

London Bar


Within: Employment – Leading juniors

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