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Chambers of James Goudie QC and Daniel Stilitz QC

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and Daniel Stilitz QC), Harini Iyengar, London, ENGLAND

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Harini Iyengar

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and Daniel Stilitz QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in employment and discrimination, education, partnership and procurement law. Particular expertise in financial services sector. Work routinely involves all forms of discrimination, whistle-blowing, redundancy, also complex contractual and TUPE disputes; regularly represents both respondents and claimants. With the benefit of extensive early experience in education law (including special needs tribunals and judicial reviews), undertakes cases of discrimination in the provision of educational, and other, services. Particular interest in indirect discrimination and pension questions arising in an employment context. Particular expertise in issues of maternity and parental rights. Cases include: Bouabdillah v Commerzbank AB [2013] EqLR 651 on victimisation; Carmelli Bakeries Ltd v Benali UKEAT/0616/12 on discrimination and contributory fault; Otobor v Croydon College UKEAT/0285/13/LA on discrimination and strike out; Beijing Ton Ren Tang (UK) Ltd v Su Ping Wang UKEAT/0024/09/DA on enforceability of contractual agreement for payment in lieu of statutory holiday pay on termination; Dean v Abercrombie & Fitch on disability discrimination by fashion store against employee with prosthetic arm; Austin v Stoke on Trent City Council, a multiple equal pay claim including both like work and equal value and work rated as equivalent; Skipaway Ltd v Sidhu UKEAT/0629/05 on measure of loss on maternity discrimination; Bealt v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

Career

Called 1999; Inner Temple; long-standing contributor to ‘Tolley’s Employment Handbook’; frequently lectures and blogs on employment and discrimination matters. Barrister member of the Inns of Court disciplinary panel 2009-13. Member of Steering Committee of Temple Women’s Forum from 2012. External trustee of Oxford University Student Union.

Languages

Conversational French.

Education

Manchester High School for Girls; Brasenose College, Oxford (1996 MA; 1998 BCL); Inns of Court School of Law (1999 BVC).


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Education

Within: Leading Juniors

Harini Iyengar - 11KBWVery calm under pressure and has a wealth of knowledge and experience.

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Employment

Within: Leading Juniors

Harini Iyengar - 11KBWListens carefully to clients and reflects their instructions with well-constructed advice.

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and Daniel Stilitz QC)

  • Possession Proceedings 28 August 2012

    The lower courts continue to clarify the position following the decisions of the Supreme Court in Manchester City Council v Pinnock [2010] UKSC 45; [2011] 2 AC 104 and Hounslow London Borough Council v Powell [2011] UKSC 8; [2011] 2 AC 18 on the application of Article 8 ECHR to defend possession proceedings.
    - 11KBW

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