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The employment team at 3PB has experience in unfair dismissal claims, discrimination cases, whistleblowing and harassment matters, among other areas. Matthew Curtis recently joined from College Chambers.

Richard Shepherd is head of the employment team at Albion Chambers, where barristers are active in contractual disputes, TUPE and professional disciplinary matters.

Guildhall Chambers is an β€˜impressive employment set’, with β€˜strength in depth’ in the areas of disability discrimination, whistleblowing and unfair dismissal claims, among others. Allan Roberts successfully represented the police in the Bampton v Chief Constable of Nottinghamshire Police case; the key issue was whether police pensions indirectly discriminate against females and part-time employees under UK and EU law.

Ian Wheaton is the employment team leader at No.18 Barristers Chambers, where members’ workloads include unfair and wrongful dismissal, discrimination, and whistleblowing matters.

Old Square Chambers is a β€˜very impressive employment set’ that has handled a variety of instructions recently, such as high-profile whistleblowing claims, dismissal cases and discrimination matters. In a particular highlight, Michael Ford QC, Mark Whitcombe and Spencer Keen were instructed by the intervener, the Equality and Human Rights Commission, in the groundbreaking tribunal fees case in the Supreme Court.

Pump Court Chambers houses employment specialists, who are particularly well known for acting in discrimination, unfair dismissal cases and whistleblowing matters. Gary Self is experienced in representing members of police forces.

Members of the employment group at Queen Square Chambers act in discrimination, harassment, equal pay, unfair dismissal and whistleblowing cases, among others.

St John’s Chambers’ employment practice covers a wide range of employment matters, including unfair dismissal, discrimination and victimisation matters, to name a few. David Regan is recommended for disability discrimination cases.

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