Saul Margo > Chambers of Andrew Spink QC, Michael Bowes QC and Sarah Crowther QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Andrew Spink QC, Michael Bowes QC and Sarah Crowther QC
Outer Temple Chambers

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Pensions and employment


Saul specialises in pensions and employment, as well as professional negligence claims relating to pension schemes.

His pensions practice encompasses both pure pensions litigation and advisory work with his litigation experience including Part 8, professional negligence and rectification claims.

Additionally, Saul is in demand for his specialist knowledge of cross-over pensions and employment work having been instructed in the litigation relating to the judges pensions scheme, the police pension scheme, sexual orientation discrimination claims relating to the Teachers’ pension scheme and the Supreme Court case of Williams v Trustees of Swansea University Pension Scheme and another [2019] 1 WLR 93 (a discrimination claim relating to ill health retirement benefits).

His employment work covers both pension and employment cross-over work as well as the full range of employment disputes. He has extensive experience of appellate advocacy in the EAT and has appeared numerous times in the Court of Appeal.


Called 2005, Lincoln’s Inn.


Employment Law Bar Association, ELA, COMBAR, ILS, FSLA.


University College School; Pembroke College, Cambridge (2001 MA Hons Philosophy First Class).


Golf, reading, theatre, cooking.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Saul MargoOuter Temple ChambersHighly recommended. He gets up to speed on complex matters quickly, places nervous clients at ease, and makes strong, strategic decisions.

Outer Temple Chambers is ‘extremely efficient and all the clerks are helpful when looking for suitable counsel at affordable fees‘. ‘Brilliant legal analyst and highly skilled, clever advocate‘, Andrew Short QC, who is at the forefront of equal pay claims in the private sector, acts in the representation of approximately 15,000 shop workers in Brierley v Asda, while Keith Bryant QC, leading Saul Margo, acted for the respondents in the first case at appellate level to consider the meaning of ‘unfavourable’ in a disability discrimination claim (under s15 of the Equality Act 2010). Taking silk in 2020, Andrew Allen QC‘s practice is predominantly in employment and partnership discrimination law. ‘A real talent‘, Stephen Butler is a rising star in chambers.

London Bar > Pensions

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Saul MargoOuter Temple ChambersA fantastic barrister with a first rate mind. Great at getting to the heart of problems and providing solutions for his clients. A trusted adviser and a clear communicator.