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Gareth Brahams

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Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

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Managing Partner


Managing partner acting for individuals and and firms in all types of employment work, partnership and LLP disputes, especially negotiating new contracts, deeds of accession, and severances, team moves, whistleblowing cases, discrimination, bonus disputes, stress at work claims, TUPE and injunctions. Best known for acting for board members and finance professionals against City institutions represented by top-ranked employer firms.

Acted for Achim Beck in his victorious age discrimination claim against CIBC in the ET, twice in EAT and Court of Appeal (reported in the ‘IRLR’, the ‘Financial Times’ and other publications). Acted for Paul Ryb in his whistleblowing battle against Nomura (reported in ‘The Times’, ‘Financial Times’ and ‘The Telegraph’). Acted in RCO v Unison (leading TUPE case reported in ‘IRLR’) and for Sean Juneja in his stress at work claim against BGC (reported in the ‘The Telegraph’).


Conversational Spanish


Chair of Employment Lawyers Association.


Trained at SJ Berwin (qualified 1995), capsticks (1995-1997), Frere Cholmeley Bischoff/Eversheds (1997-2000), Lewis Silkin (2000-2010) (Partner 2002), formed and headed Employment Department at Stewarts Law (2010-2012).  Co-founder of BDBF in November 2012.


Playing and watching football, reading and running.

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Leading individuals

Gareth Brahams - Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

As 'one of the leading claimant firms in the market', Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP is 'completely committed to getting the best outcomes for its clients' and is 'a well-established and competitive boutique player in the market'. Managing partner Gareth Brahams is 'both an excellent lawyer and a brilliant tactician' and 'the right man to have on your side and the wrong man to be against'; he recently represented an individual in a high-value whistleblowing claim. Clients also praise the 'impressive and committed' Arpita Dutt; 'great strategist' and financial services sector specialist Alistair French; Ruth Gamble, who is 'an absolute rock-solid choice for complex employment disputes'; the 'tenacious' Polly Rodway; the 'commercially minded' Nick Wilcox; and Cerys Williams, who 'strongly protects her client's interests'. Associate Samantha Prosser is also singled out as 'a rising star that is a real credit to the firm'.

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