Jonathan Gidney > Chambers of Richard Atkins QC > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Atkins QC
St Philips Chambers
B2 5LS
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Jonathan has been recognised as a leading junior in the Midlands for employment law since 2005. He can digest large amounts of information quickly and has an excellent eye for detail. He is tenacious in tribunal, yet able to get the best out of his own witnesses. Jonathan excels in multi day complex tribunal claims. Jonathan represents both large and small clients in the private and public sector in all employment matters, including complex multi-day discrimination claims. His clients include banks, large retailers, supermarkets, local authorities, NHS Trusts and police authorities. He is a team player and an excellent advocate in court and tribunal.


Called 1991; Inner Temple.


Employment Lawyers Association; Employment Law Bar Association.


Bournemouth University (1987, BA Hons, law and information systems, 2:1); Inns of Court School of Law (1991); Centre for Dispute Resolution (2002, accredited CEDR mediator).

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Employment

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Jonathan GidneySt Philips ChambersA highly-skilled advocate with great attention to detail, good client skills and a very calm and reassuring manner.