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Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC

3 KING'S BENCH WALK NORTH, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7797 8600
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Fax 020 7797 8699
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1047 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.littletonchambers.com
Littleton Chambers (Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC), John Mehrzad, London, ENGLAND

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John Mehrzad

Tel:
Work 020 7797 8600
Email:
Littleton Chambers (Chambers of Gavin Mansfield QC)

Position

Barrister practising in Employment, Commercial and Sport. Notable cases include: Carreras v United First Partners Research UKEAT/0266/15/RN; British Transport Police v. Hill & Ors. UKEAT/0445/15/BA; Charlesworth v Amey PLC UKEATPA/0326/13/MC; Tavistock School v Richards UKEAT/0244/13/SM; Seaco & Ors v Buss Capital & Ors (QBD) 2012; Rubicon LLP & Ors v Attias & Ors (Ch D) 2012; Stuart v London City Airport Ltd. UKEATPA/1651/11/MAA; Blazevic v Hayashibara International Inc. UKEATPA/0738/11/CEA; Bullimore v Pothecary Witham Weld Solicitors & Hawthorne [2011] IRLR 18; Humphreys v Norilsk Nickel International (UK) Ltd. [2010] IRLR 976; Hunt v Legal & General Resources Ltd. UKEATPA/1531/10/DM; Parsons v Burworth Estates (a firm) UKEAT/0547/08/MAA. Awarded Inner Temple Major Scholarships (GDL and BVC) and BEG Peter Duffy Scholarship.

Career

Called 2005, Inner Temple. Appointed FA Rule K arbitrator, member of sports advocacy section of the London 2012 Olympic Games Pro Bono Legal Advice and Representation Service and Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, panel of preferred Counsel for Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Languages

Working French; intermediate Italian; German; Farsi.

Member

Employment Law Bar Association; Employment Lawyers Association; Industrial Law Society; British Association of Sport and Law (Board Director); Commercial Bar Association; Bar European Group; London Irish Lawyers Association; Free Representation Unit; Bar Pro Bono Unit.

Education

University of Oxford (Keble College); University of Nantes, France; Trinity College, Dublin; BPP Law School, London.

Leisure

Sport (in particular rowing and football); travel; history; politics.


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

John Mehrzad - Littleton ChambersHe wears his considerable knowledge and experience lightly.

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Sport

Within: Sport – Leading juniors

John Mehrzad - Littleton ChambersA friendly, down-to-earth football arbitration expert, as well as a leading junior when it comes to governance reviews in cycling and equestrianism.

Within: Sport

A great set for sports work’, Littleton Chambers is ‘full of bright, enthusiastic barristers who have sufficient expertise to do the job well’. It has ‘a wealth of expertise at the forefront of sport-related employment work’: David Reade QC assisted Bristol RFC with bringing an injunction to restrain coach Steve Borthwick from joining the England rugby team. John Mehrzad acted for former Australia football team captain James Troisi in a claim for non-payment against Saudi Arabian club Al-Ittihad.

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