Ms Naomi Gyane > Chambers of Oba Nsugbe KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oba Nsugbe KC
Pump Court Chambers
3 PUMP COURT, TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7AJ
England

Position

Naomi is a dual practitioner specialising in Employment law and Criminal law. She is regularly instructed in multi-week trials in both the Crown Court and Employment Tribunal.

Examples of cases in which she has been involved: R v Rowan-Davies where the Defendant was charged with murder. Naomi was led by Kate Lumsdon QC for the Defence. R v Gurung – where she represent the Defendant, a Sergeant charged with others for offences connected to the death of a civilian. A v A School – Naomi is representing a Claimant in a claim for age discrimination. The Claimant was dismissed for declining to undertake optional training due to her impending retirement. Naomi is also advising a company with a workforce of over 10,000 employees on their response to the Covid-pandemic, site closures and collective redundancies.

Career

Called 2010, Inner Temple (Major Scholar). Completed pupillage at Pump Court Chambers and joined as a tenant upon completion. Whilst Naomi undertakes a number of advisory roles for SMEs, and Local Authorities, her strength is in Trial advocacy. She regularly appears in the Employment Tribunals, Crown Courts and Appellate Court.

Memberships

  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers
  • Employment Law Bar Association
  • Southern Eastern Circuit
  • Western Circuit

Education

  • Best Young Advocate Award, City Law School
  • Major Scholar, Inner Temple
  • BVC, City Law School
  • LLB Law, City University, London

Lawyer Rankings

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Employment

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Naomi Gyane Pump Court Chambers ‘Naomi consistently demonstrates an impressively high level of specialist technical knowledge. She is extremely sharp, and puts clients at ease whilst being quick-thinking and robust.’

Pump Court Chambers is ‘strong in the employment law field‘, and houses a team which maintains a presence in Winchester and London. Heather Platt garners praise for her ‘commercial pragmatism and technical knowledge‘; she successfully represented the claimant in Richards v Brocade Communications UK, a long-running unfair dismissal case. Daniella Gilbert has established strength in handling cases involving whistleblowing, discrimination, unfair dismissal, restrictive covenants and TUPE matters. Naomi Gyane is ‘an expert in her field‘ and is sought after for her expertise in handling discrimination, harassment and victimisation claims. Tim Dracass has a strong ability to get to the crux of issues in complicated cases‘. In July 2021 Gary Self was appointed a judge of the Employment Tribunals.