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Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC

QUEEN ELIZABETH BUILDING, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 9BS, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7353 7534
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Fax 020 7353 5150
DX:
349 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.devereuxchambers.co.uk

Peter Edwards

Tel:
Work 020 7353 7534
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www.devereuxchambers.co.uk/barristers/profile/peter-edwards
Devereux (Chambers of Timothy Brennan QC)

Position

Practices in the areas of personal injury, employment and industrial relations/trade unions. One of the few senior practitioners able to advise on both the personal injury and employment law aspects of a case/an increasing requirement. Personal injury: covers all aspects of personal injury and health and safety work, predominantly for claimants, including claims involving fatal accidents, catastrophic injury (including brain damage and spinal injuries), severe orthopaedic and soft tissue injuries and psychiatric damage (including bullying/stress at work). Employment law: very high-profile practice with exceptionally strong appellate level work. Appeared in Supreme Court twice in the last 12 months. Expert on all aspects of employment law, including all types of discrimination, restrictive covenants, injunctions, wrongful dismissal, unfair dismissal, equal pay, TUPE and trade disputes. Particular expertise in disability discrimination (using his knowledge in the personal injury field and his experience in cross-examining medical experts), whistleblowing, age discrimination and Working Time Regulation cases. For more information on his practice and latest case highlights, please consult the 'barristers' section on www.devereuxchambers.co.uk.

Career

Called 1992; author of whistleblowing and discrimination law sections of loose-leaf publications (Jordan’s Employment Law and Butterworth’s Discrimination Law); junior counsel to Sir Richard Scott’s inquiry 1993-96.

Member

PIBA; ELBA; APIL; ELA.

Leisure

The musical genius of Dolly Parton.


London Bar

Employment

Within: Leading Juniors

Peter Edwards - Devereux ‘ His experience on trade union matters and related legal issues is invaluable. ’

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Personal injury, industrial disease and insurance fraud

Within: Personal injury - Leading Juniors

Peter Edwards - Devereux ‘ Very diligent, client-friendly and commercial. ’

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