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

Chambers of James Goudie QC and Daniel Stilitz QC
11KBW
11 KING'S BENCH WALK
TEMPLE, LONDON
EC4Y 7EQ
England

Living Wage

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Position

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.

Career

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.

Languages

Conversational French.

Memberships

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

Education

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.

Leisure

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 > Employment

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Harini Iyengar11KBWA technically excellent, tenacious, skilled advocate.

London Bar > Education

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 5

Harini Iyengar11KBWHarini is very calm under pressure and has a wealth of knowledge and experience. Very quick to grasp both the legal issues and commercial realities.