Jack Feeny > Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
Fifth Floor, 7 Savoy Court
London
WC2R 0EX
England

Position

Jack is a specialist employment practitioner and acts on behalf of claimants and respondents. He has a broad practice encompassing unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal and breach of contract claims and he specialises in complex claims involving discrimination, whistleblowing, TUPE, and trade union disputes. He also acts in professional discipline proceedings. Jack is regularly instructed to act on behalf of FTSE-100 companies and international corporations in retail, manufacturing, logisitcs, hospitality, sport, leisure and energy. He also has a busy public sector practice, acting on behalf of local authorities and NHS Trusts. Jack has significant experience in industrial disease claims, including: asbestos litigation, noise-induced hearing loss; vibration white finger; COSHH claims; carbon monoxide poisoning; and repetitive strain injuries. Jack is a specialist practitioner in respect of noise-induced hearing loss. He is frequently instructed to advise and appear in such claims and has a detailed knowledge of the common issues that arise, particularly in respect of limitation and causation. He is happy to accept instructions on a CFA where appropriate. Jack is also regularly involved in asbestos litigation and is instructed to advise, draft statements of case and appear at hearings in such claims. He often appears in the specialist mesothelioma list in the High Court. He has acted in multi-track trials, taken evidence on commision in living claims and represented parties at coroner’s inquests. He has acted in a number of cases for defendants where exposure and causation has been challenged in asbestosis and asbestos-induced lung cancer claims based on histology evidence.

Career

Called 2005; Inner. Before practising as a barrister Jack worked as a solicitor in the industrial disease team at Berrymans Lace Mawer where he specialised in high-value/complex asbestos related litigation.

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Midland Circuit > Employment

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Jack Feeny – No5 Barristers’ Chambers ‘Jack is a diligent, trusted and highly competent counsel. He has an impressive ability to understand legal issues and the clients’ perspectives quickly.’