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St Philips Chambers Offices
St Philips Chambers
55 TEMPLE ROW
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David’s practice encompasses Employment Tribunal, EAT, High Court and Court of Appeal litigation. Specialising in complex, lengthy and high value discrimination claims, protected disclosure cases, or other matters where substantial reputational damage is at large. He also accepts instructions in professional regulatory and disciplinary matters. David is frequently instructed by a wide variety of private sector respondents, including banks and other blue chip companies. He often acts on behalf of public employers including central government departments, local authorities, the police and fire authorities. David also represents employees at senior executive level and trade unions or their members. Reported cases include: Raj v Capita Business Services Ltd  UKEAT/0074/19/LA,  6 WLUK 781 EAT; Saha v Capita Plc  UKEAT/0080/18/DM,  11 WLUK 528 EAT; Pitterson-Donaldson v Manchester City Council  EWCA Civ 412; Davies v Sandwell MBC  EWCA Civ 135,  IRLR 374 CA; Johnson v Staffordshire & West Midlands Probation Trust  EqLR 621; Trasler v B&Q  10 WLUK 422; Waller v Bromsgrove District Council  UKEAT/0019/07/CEA,  5 WLUK 613 EAT; and Samrai v United Co-operative Ltd  EAT/0174/07/MAA,  All ER (D) 21 (Nov), 7 WLUK 430 EAT.
Called 1994; Inner Temple; Attorney General’s Treasury Counsel Panel; fee paid Employment Judge.
Employment Lawyers Association; Employment Law Bar Association.
University of Warwick (LLB Hons); Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Vocational Course); Inner Temple (Pegasus Scholarship).