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Essex Court Chambers

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24 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3EG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7813 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7813 8080
DX:
320 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.essexcourt.com
London, Singapore
Essex Court Chambers, Jane Russell, London, ENGLAND

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Jane Russell

Tel:
Work 020 7147 7375
Email:
Essex Court Chambers (Essex Court Chambers)

Position

Practises in employment and commercial law, acting for mainly city respondent clients. Particular focus on partnership disputes, arbitration and injunctions. Experience of whistleblowing cases, restrictive covenants, discrimination and equality issues as well as cases with a national security aspect. Has appeared before the Court of Justice of the European Union, the Court of Appeal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Security Vetting Appeal Panels.

Career

Trained as solicitor Mishcon de Reya 1996, qualified 1998; employment department Linklaters 1998-2000; employment department Herbert Smith 2000, solicitor-advocate 2001; employment department Fisher Meredith 2002, deputy head of employment 2004; called 2004, Middle Temple; tenancy Tooks Chambers; Essex Court Chambers 2012.

Languages

French, German.

Member

Employment Law Bar Association; Employment Lawyers Association; Industrial Law Society; COMBAR.

Education

Mary Erskine School (1998 two Sixth Year Studies Certificates, 1987 five Highers, 1986 eight O-Levels); Aberdeen University (1992 MA); Cambridge University (1995 BA, 1999 MA); College of Law (1996 PG Dip); Higher Rights (All Proceedings) Qualification (2001).

Leisure

Music, cinema, walking.


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Employment

Within: Leading Juniors

Jane Russell - Essex Court Chambers ‘ A first-class barrister; knows her field of employment law, discrimination, and related issues of whistleblowers rights, inside out. ’

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