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

Spencer specialises in employment, human rights, EU and commercial law.  He has extensive experience acting for both corporate clients and individuals at first instance and appellate levels.  He is particularly well known for injunction proceedings in the High Court (concerning employee competition, restraints of trade and confidentiality) and also for acting in complex disability discrimination cases.  Examples of recent cases include: Bamieh v European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo [2017] EAT which considered whether an international organisation had personality for the purposes of domestic law and the effect of Article 10 ECHR on the territorial jurisdiction of an English Employment Tribunal; Unison v Lord Chancellor [2017] where Spencer appeared for the Equality and Human Rights Commission in the judicial review of the government’s decision to impose fees in the employment tribunal (with Mark Whitcombe and led by Michael Ford QC).

Career

Publications:

Disability Discrimination in Employment (OUP) 2009 and numerous articles for the New Law Journal.

Spencer has a personal website at www.spencerkeen.co.uk

Memberships

ELA

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Employment

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Spencer Keen



Old Square Chambers



A preferred counsel for disability discrimination cases with an ability to advance complex argument in a persuasive form.

Regional Bar > Western Circuit > Employment

Within: Leading Juniors -

Spencer Keen



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Particularly recommended for cases involving complex legal analysis.