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Leading Juniors

Grace CullenSix Pump Court 'Grace has a calm, reassuring approach, excellent client rapport and delivers winning intelligent advocacy.'
Andrew MacPhail – 3PB 'Andrew is a very strong and commanding advocate. He is able to put forward his arguments clearly and concisely, even when addressing matters. His knowledge of the law and how to get the best out of any situation is second to none.'
Gordon MenziesSix Pump Court 'Gordon has great attention to detail. He is able to put the client at ease and often finds the best approach to getting information. In court, he is unflappable.'
Karen Moss3PB 'Karen is an excellent lawyer. Her advocacy skills are superb, and she shows an excellent quality in all she does.'
Peter DoughtyPallant Chambers 'Peter provides urbane advice and a pragmatic approach to employment law. An erudite advocate.'
Lauren GodfreyGatehouse Chambers ‘He is very thorough and pragmatic, with a keen eye for detail.’
Mark Green3PB ‘Mark is very knowledgeable and a strong and resourceful advocate.’
Mukhtiar SinghDoughty Street Chambers ‘Mukhtiar’s advocacy is well-prepared, clear and articulate. He sets out his client’s case very well and his written submissions are also well-researched and laid out.’

Rising Stars

Grace Nicholls  –3PB 'Grace is a considered and tactful barrister who builds a good rapport with clients and witnesses to put them at ease. Her advocacy is well thought out, prepared and compelling.'
Naomi Webber  –3PB 'Naomi has the ability to explain fairly technical aspects of employment law clearly, thoroughly and without unnecessary jargon.'
Matthew Withers1 Crown Office Row 'Matthew is excellent and extremely knowledgeable. He is commercial and great with clients. At court, Matthew articulates his points succinctly and on point.'

Employment in Regional Bar


A ‘first-class set’ 3PB has a ‘very good depth of experienced counsel in all areas of employment law’ and garners praise for providing ‘an effective and beneficial service’. Karen Moss successfully represented Boots in claims of unfair dismissal and disability discrimination raised by an employee of the company and is known for ‘providing excellent objectivity, getting into the nub of the issue and demonstrating her ability to reassure nervous witnesses’. Rising star Grace Nicholls is a ‘well prepared, responsive and skilled advocate with good client skills’ and successfully defended a respondent in a case concerning a dismissal that was alleged to be unlawful on TUPE grounds.


‘Russell Porter and Patrick Robson do a great job and are very helpful and reasonable.’

‘Russell Porter is worth a special mention. He goes out of his way to make sure that the client has the right counsel and is always keen to support the client.’

‘The clerks are brilliant. Patrick Robson is always extremely helpful and polite and goes out of his way to find a solution for whatever is asked of him.’

‘3PB chambers is brilliant. The team is always able to help and support when someone requires assistance, even at the last minute. It has an array of counsel who can help and support on any given matter, and clients are in safe hands when working with them.’

‘3PB is a fantastic chamber with a great offering of counsel, training, off-the-cuff advice even when not instructed and a desire to go the extra mile to assist you.’

‘3PB offers an incredible breadth of employment specialists at all levels. They always go above and beyond, offering bespoke training for solicitors and clients.’

Work highlights

Six Pump Court

Six Pump Court chambers is praised for being ‘always on hand to provide expert advice and answer any questions that one has’ across the full spectrum of employment law, including on cases involving unfair dismissal, TUPE transfers, redundancy and deductions of wages. Grace Cullen handles work for claimants, including disability discrimination cases, and Gordon Menzies has been busy advising on cases involving allegations of race and disability discrimination.


‘Ryan Barrow and Daniel Jenkins are both very friendly and approachable and go the extra mile to help.’

‘Ryan Barrow is responsive and helpful.’

‘The clerks are friendly, approachable and very knowledgeable. They are always looking for a solution to a problem, even with last-minute instructions. Richard Constable and Ryan Barrow are a credit to Six Pump Court.’

‘The set is incredibly helpful and will offer assistance where they can. They also help at short notice and have always been a source of professional and reliable assistance for the firms.’

‘The chamber is really well run. The barristers and clerks are always willing to go the extra mile to assist when they can. They have a good selection of expertise and characters, which means they can cater for all types of matters and clients.’

‘The chamber is friendly and personable with available and supportive counsel.’

Work highlights

Fenners Chambers

Fenners Chambers has a traditional strength in handling a variety of employment matters, including unfair dismissals, constructive dismissal, whistleblowing and discrimination claims. Liam Varnam represented a claimant in a claim for constructive unfair dismissal and substantial unlawful wage deductions. Mike Magee recently defended a school in a sex discrimination claim concerning the redundancy selection process.