Harini Iyengar > Chambers of James Goudie KC and Daniel Stilitz KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of James Goudie KC and Daniel Stilitz KC

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Experienced senior junior barrister specialising in Employment, Public and Commercial law. Particular expertise in Equality, Education, Information, Regulatory and Disciplinary law.  Recently secured award of £870,740 for NHS whistleblower Dr Kevin Beatt.  Represents businesses, public sector organisations and individuals.  Employment work routinely involves very high value disputes, including complex governance issues, remuneration and equal pay, all forms of discrimination, holiday pay, whistleblowing, also contractual, pensions and TUPE disputes in the context of redundancy or insolvency. Undertakes a wide range of Education matters, including judicial review, special educational needs and disability tribunals, discrimination in the provision of educational services, in schools, universities and other settings. In suitable cases, accepts Public Access instructions.


Called 1999, Governing Bencher at Inner Temple. Author of “A Practical Guide to the Law of Gender Pay Gap Reporting” (2019). Long-standing contributor to “Tolley’s Employment Handbook”. Frequently lectures, writes, and appears in television and radio interviews as a legal expert. Member of the Steering Group of the Temple Women’s Forum and of the Bar Council Retention Panel.


Conversational French.


Employment Law Bar Association, Commercial Law Bar Association, Administrative Law Bar Association, Employment Lawyers’ Association, Education Lawyers’ Association, Temple Women’s Forum.


Manchester High School for Girls; Brasenose College, Oxford (1996 MA; 1998 BCL); Inns of Court School of Law (1999 BVC). Trained to work with vulnerable witnesses.


Independent Governor of London Metropolitan University, holds qualification “Finance for Non-financial Directors” from the Institute of Directors. Founding member and activist with the Women’s Equality Party, including elected positions within the party, and standing for public office.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

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London Bar > Employment

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Harini Iyengar11KBWVery good at combining strong technical ability with a commercial view. Effective in cross-examination, particularly where the witness has the sympathy of the tribunal – Harini is gentle but persistent.

London Bar > Education

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 5

Harini Iyengar11KBW