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Chambers of Anna Vigars QC

23 BROAD STREET, BRISTOL, BS1 2HG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 930 9000
Fax:
Fax 0117 930 3800
DX:
7823 BRISTOL
Email:
Web:
www.guildhallchambers.co.uk

Allan Roberts

Tel:
Work 0117 930 9000
Email:
Guildhall Chambers (Chambers of Anna Vigars QC)

Work Department

Employment and discrimination; professional discipline.

Position

Allan is a specialist employment barrister with experience of employment related disputes, including Tribunal and Civil Court claims; disciplinary panels (both internal and regulatory) and actions for restrictive covenants and breach of confidentiality. He is recognised for having a particular expertise in complex whistleblowing and discrimination claims. He has also appeared before the Court of Appeal with success in Launahurst v Larner. In a judgment of Underhill J sitting in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, Allan’s arguments were described as ‘vigorous’ and ‘effective’ and in referring to his presentation stated ‘the exercise is a tribute not only to the quality of Mr Roberts’ notes but also to the industry and care with which he has prepared for this appeal.’ Allan prides himself on being very client-friendly, a quality recognised in Chambers & Partners. This involves taking a proactive role in case preparation and analysis, enabling him to provide clear and effective advice. At each stage, Allan maintains a view on achieving a successful outcome in line with the client’s objectives.

Career

Managing director 1998-99; business consultant 1999-2000; called 2004, Middle Temple; practicing employment law 2006 to date.

Member

Employment Law Association; Employment Law Bar Association.


Regional Bar : Western Circuit

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Allan Roberts - Guildhall ChambersNoted for his expertise in whistleblowing cases.

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