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Alice Mayhew KC is a specialist in employment litigation and advisory work involving restraint of trade, whistleblowing, all types of discrimination, equal pay, business transfers, wrongful and unfair dismissal, industrial action and breach of contract claims. She has extensive experience of acting for a wide variety of clients such as airlines, banks, local authorities, media, telecommunications and police forces as well as senior employees. Undertakes multi day complex cases before the employment tribunal, county court and high court as well as all levels of appeal (often being instructed for the first time at appellate level).

For more information on Alice’s practice and latest case highlights, please visit her full Devereux profile.


Called 2001, Silk 2022, Inner Temple Major Scholarship, Pegasus Scholarship , Ede and Ravenscroft Prize for Student of the Year and Duke of Edinburgh Award.

Publications: Contributor to Bloomsbury Discrimination Law.




Gordonstoun School; Exeter University (1996 LLB 2(1)); awarded Christina Sachs Memorial Prize for Family Law); Cambridge University (1998 LLM 1st class); Lauterpacht Prize for International Law.


Swimming, Yoga and going to the beach in Norfolk.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Employment

(2022 Silks)Ranked: Tier 1

Alice Mayhew KCDevereuxA silk with great breadth of experience and intellect, combined with a level-headed approach.’

Devereux has ‘great strength in depth‘ in employment law. The team is well-known for appearing before both the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court, and is routinely instructed to act in a wide range of employment litigation. Members continue to handle high-profile industrial relations cases and Covid-19 related employment matters, both key areas of expertise for Andrew Burns KC. Alice Mayhew KC‘s track record includes appearing before the Employment Tribunal and High Court in claims involving allegations of harassment, whistleblowing and discrimination. Among the junior end of chambers, Peter Edwards is sought after for his excellent reputation in handling disability discrimination claims, with a niche focus on discrimination cases involving psychiatric issues.