Mr Ben Cooper > Chambers of Mark Sutton QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Mark Sutton QC
Old Square Chambers
10-11 BEDFORD ROW
LONDON
WC1R 4BU
England
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Work Department

Employment, environment, personal injury.

Position

Employment and discrimination, labour law and professional discipline, in particular disciplinary and industrial action injunctions, high court contractual claims, equal pay, complex discrimination, whistleblowing, TUPE. Recent cases of note: Brierley & others v Asda Stores Ltd (equal pay, ongoing); City of York Council v Grosset [2018] EWCA Civ 1105 (disability-related discrimination); McNeil & others v HMRC [2018] IRLR 398, EAT (equal pay, CA application pending); Argos Ltd v Unite the Union [2017] EWHC 1959 (QB) (strike injunction in TUPE context); Hartley & ors v King Edward VI College [2017] UKSC 39 (pay deductions for strike days); BALPA v Jet2.com [2017] ICR 475, CA (scope of statutory collective bargaining); Adeshina v St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust & others [2017] EWCA Civ 257 (discrimination and unfair dismissal).

Career

Called to the Bar – November 2000. Silk 2017.

Memberships

Employment Law Bar Association; Industrial Law Society; Employment Lawyers’ Association.

Education

Born 1977. LLB (University of Birmingham, 1st class).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Employment

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Ben Cooper QC



Old Square Chambers



Highly intelligent, an excellent cross-examiner and very much on top of the details in a particularly fact-heavy case.