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Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC), Seán Jones QC, London, ENGLAND

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Seán Jones QC

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh QC)

Position

Sean specialises in high-value employment and sports litigation. He is a trusted adviser for both claimants and respondents. His employment law expertise covers both public and private sectors and ranges from whistle-blowing and discrimination through to pensions. Recent private sector clients have included: Amazon, ICAP, Indesit, Legal and General, Lloyds Bank, Marks and Spencer, Morrisons, Nissan, RAC, Sainsburys, Tesco and Rolls Royce. He has advised and represented trade unions, local authorities, police authorities and health trusts. Recent sports law clients inclde Aston Villa, Everton and Newcastle United.

Career

Called 1991; Inner Temple; general editor of ‘Tolley’s Employment Handbook’.

Member

Employment Law Bar Association; Employment Lawyers Association; Discrimination Law Association.

Education

Colchester Royal GS; Worcester College, Oxford (1989 BA; 1990 BCL).

Leisure

A tragic obsession with Chelsea FC, technical and legal interest in IT.


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading silks

Sean Jones QC - 11KBWHe grasps the intricacies of a case with astonishing speed.

Within: Employment

As ‘an elite set for employment work’, 11KBW includes both ‘members who are current stars of the arena and stars of the future’. Recent work highlights saw Sean Jones QC acting for Tesco employees in equal pay litigation, Richard Leiper QC representing the respondents in ‘gig economy’ case Gascoigne v Addison Lee Ltd, and Amy Rogers acting in group bonus action arising from the US government bailout of AIG.

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Sport

Within: Sport – Leading silks

Sean Jones QC - 11KBWInvolved in some very prominent work.

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11KBW (Chambers of James Goudie QC and John Cavanagh 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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