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Karon Monaghan QC

Tel:
Work 020 7404 3447
Email:
Matrix Chambers (Matrix Chambers)

Position

Karon practises principally in the fields of equality and discrimination law, human rights and EU law. Her work spans the fields of employment law, civil actions, judicial review and inquests. She has appeared in numerous cases at appellate level, including in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court and (on references under Art 267, TFEU) in the CJEU.

Career

Called 1989; Inner; Silk 2008; QC 2008. Appointed: Employment Judge 2000-2008; Recorder 2005; Deputy High Court Judge 2010. Deputy Assistant Coroner (Stirland Inquest) 2010. Publications of note: Equality Law (2007) OUP (2nd edition 2012); Clayton & Tomlinson, The Law of Human Rights (contributor); Clayton & Tomlinson, Civil Actions Against the Police (contributor) (4th edition 2012); Ed. Hunter, McGlynn and Rackley, Feminist Judgments: From Theory to Practice (2010) Hart (Contributor); K. Monaghan, The Equality Bill: A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing or Something More? [2009] EHRLR 512; K. Monaghan, Contitutionalising Equality: New Horizons [2008] EHRLR 20; Civil Procedure (‘White Book’) (2006-12, Sweet and Maxwell) (Discrimination sections).


London Bar

Administrative and public law (including local government)

Within: Administrative and public law (including local government) – Leading silks

Karon Monaghan QC - Matrix ChambersShe gives very practical advice and very impressive on her feet.

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Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police)

Within: Civil liberties and human rights (including actions against the police) – Leading silks

Karon Monaghan QC - Matrix ChambersShe has an excellent manner, and superb written work.’ ‘Very thorough preparation and great legal knowledge.

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Employment

Within: Employment – Leading silks

Karon Monaghan QC - Matrix ChambersShe is a great asset to the legal profession.

Within: Employment

Matrix Chambersstands out as a go-to set’ with ‘some of the best senior and junior counsel out there’. Thomas Linden QC acted for Pimlico Plumbers in the Supreme Court regarding the application of employment law to ‘gig economy’ working, and Karon Monaghan QC represented Unison in R (Unison) v Lord Chancellor.

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