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Mathew’s practice includes all aspects of public law, employment law, discrimination law, and human rights and civil liberties. He is on the Attorney General’s A Panel and is a member of the Bar Pro Bono Unit and ELAAS. Recent cases include: R (UNISON) v Lord Chancellor (SC, employment tribunal fees), Naeem v Secretry of State for Justice (SC, indirect discrinination), Vining v UNISON (CA, applicabiltiy of ECHR to police exceptions from employment rights), Trayhorn v Ministry of Justice (EAT, religious discrimination), R (Civil Nuclear Police Federation) v CNPA (QBD, public service pensions), Sparks v Department of Transport (CA, incorporation of terms), and R (Care North East Northumberland) v Northumberland County Council (CA, care home fees).
Mathew is an ADR Group Accredited Civil and Commercial Mediator.
Called Lincoln’s Inn 2002; traineeship Matrix 2002; member Matrix 2003; Attorney General’s A Panel 2015; accredited mediator 2015.
Administrative Law Bar Association; Employment Law Bar Association; Human Rights Lawyers Association; Employment Law Association.
Dyffryn Comprehensive School, Port Talbot; St Anne’s College, Oxford (2000 MA Modern History First Class); City University (2001 CPE Distinction); ICSL (2002 BVC Outstanding).
Music, piano, theatre, history.