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Leading Juniors

Jamie Anderson - Trinity Chambers 'Jamie is a very accomplished advocate. He is extremely knowledgeable, experienced, and adept at dealing with a wide variety of different employment cases. He is also excellent at client care.'
Dominic BayneParklane PlowdenDominic combines formidable intellectual ability and expertise in employment law, with a first-rate client service ethic. He readily forms strong relationships of trust with clients, and consistently provides impressively clear, timely and expert advice.'
Jane Callan - Trinity Chambers 'Jane is an outstanding individual who acts with great empathy when needed. She demonstrates professionalism and tenacity and provides balanced, realistic legal advice.'
Andrew Crammond - Trinity Chambers 'A junior with excellent court skills, knowledge and advocacy.'
Bruce FrewSt Philips ChambersHe is always well-prepared, puts clients at ease and has an ability to explain complicated issues in clear and straightforward terms. He has an air of confidence in the tribunal.’
Sam Healy - Dere Street BarristersSam is an exceptional advocate, whose cross-examination is extremely clever and thought provoking. He puts clients at ease and provides practical and tactical advice from the first point of contact. His advice is succinct and always on point.'
Paul Smith - Broadway House ChambersAn exceptional court advocate, who is highly personable and also provides carefully considered, commercial advice.'
Richard Stubbs - Trinity ChambersHis greatest strength is being able to take a nuanced approach to each case, adjusting his style of advocacy accordingly. He clearly has the respect of the Tribunal.
Andrew SugarmanParklane PlowdenAndrew has a tenacious grip on the details combined with intellectual and tactical acuity. He is great on tactics, and is approachable and pragmatic.'
Chelsea Brooke-Ward  - Park Square Barristers Ltd. 'Chelsea is an outstanding employment lawyer. A talented advocate, she is determined, ambitious, responsive and always willing to go the extra mile.'
Sophie Firth – Parklane PlowdenSophie is fiercely bright, astute and has the ability to get right to the heart of the issue. A strong advocate with an intimate knowledge of all aspects of employment law. Her advice is commercially sound.'
Helen Hogben - Trinity ChambersHelen has unwavering dedication to her clients and will stop at nothing to achieve the best outcome for them.'
Paul Kirtley - Exchange ChambersPaul is a brilliant strategist when it comes to litigation. He inspires confidence in clients, who value the knowledge and experience he brings to the table.'
Claire Millns – Parklane PlowdenClaire is incredibly thorough and forensic in her preparation for a case, and her cross examination is professional and robust where it needs to be. Clients her seek out for her personable approach and ability to put witnesses at ease.'
Roger QuickfallParklane PlowdenA user-friendly junior with impressive technical skills.'
Matthew Rudd - Broadway House ChambersA tenacious advocate with a calming influence. Practical, thorough and exceptionally dedicated.'
Richard Ryan – Parklane Plowden 'Richard is extremely diligent and methodical, and provides clear and cogent advice. He is an accomplished advocate.'
Ben Williams - Kings ChambersAn accomplished advocate whose preparation for a case is exemplary.'
Julie Duane - St Philips Chambers 'Julie is technically excellent, thorough, responsive, tactical and strategic. She provides tailored advice.'
Laura Gould - Kings ChambersLaura is a fantastic, no-nonsense barrister. She gets the bottom of issues quickly, is strategically astute and is brilliant at putting clients at ease.'
Simon Mallett - KBWSimon is experienced, calm and knowledgeable, and provides reassurance to clients.
Gareth PriceParklane PlowdenAn excellent junior.
Paul Sangha - Parklane Plowden 'He is very level-headed, and maintains a cool demeanour during cross-examination.'
Andrew Webster  – Parklane PlowdenA skilled orator who never fails to impress clients.'

Rising Stars

Amy Rumble  - Parklane Plowden 'An excellent communicator who gets to grips with complex cases quickly. An impressive advocate who makes claimants and respondents feel at ease.'

Employment in Regional Bar

Parklane Plowden

Parklane Plowden garners praise from instructing solicitors as the ‘best set for employment law in the North Eastern circuit, with good strength at junior and senior level‘. The team has traditional strength in handling instructions from respondent clients, however the group is equally adept at advising claimants on a wide range of employment work. The ‘very intelligentDominic Bayne is very experienced in acting for employers in unfair dismissal, discrimination, equal pay and TUPE cases; he jointly heads the team with Andrew Sugarman, who is ‘a calm and assured advocate‘. The ‘tenaciousSophie Firth has been kept busy advising on dismissal and discrimination claims. Rising star Amy Rumble is ‘thorough, approachable and commercial‘.

Testimonials

Set

A strong employment set.’

A strong set of counsel with a wide variety of expertise and experience.’

A good set with strength in depth.’

Good selection of employment counsel.’

Clerking

Polite, proactive and user friendly.’

The clerks are superb with communication.’

The clerks are brilliant.’

Responsive, professional and helpful.’

Excellent and efficient service by Sharon Robson.’

Trinity Chambers

At Trinity Chambers, the team of ‘excellent employment law barristers‘ continues to advise claimants and respondents on discrimination, whistleblowing, unfair dismissal and TUPE cases, as well as handling restrictive covenants and equal pay matters. Richard Stubbs ‘ ‘knowledge of employment law is beyond question‘. In recent work for the group, Jamie Anderson represented the claimant in a claim for automatic unfair dismissal arising from whistleblowing, and Antoine Tinnion has been kept busy advising on cases involving allegations of disability discrimination. Strengthening the team at the senior end, Simon Goldberg KC was appointed to silk in March 2022.

Testimonials

Set

A very accomplished set, with a large number of employment counsel available across a range of call.’

Trinity Chambers can only be described as a well-oiled machine.’

Very strong set.’

Clerking

Clerking is first class. Steve Walker and Josh Stewart-Tilling provide a quick and helpful service.’

The clerks are helpful and always pleasant to deal with.’

Steve Walker has always been efficient and helpful.’