Louise Chudleigh > Chambers of Oliver Segal KC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oliver Segal KC
Old Square Chambers
10-11 BEDFORD ROW
LONDON
WC1R 4BU
England
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Position

Louise is an experienced senior junior whose practice encompasses all aspects of employment, discrimination and regulatory work. She frequently appears in complex cases including: discrimination; whistle-blowing; and large equal pay claims, often against Leading Counsel. Louise appears in the Employment Tribunals, the High Court and in the appellate courts and has particular expertise in disputes involving dental and medical practitioners and police officers. Notable Supreme Court cases include: BCC v Abdulla, an equal pay case and Chhabra v West London Mental Health NHS Trust, an appeal about the proposed disciplining of a doctor. More recent cases include Farmah, Asda, Sainsbury’s & others [2017] I.R.L.R. 785 – concerned multiple claim forms in equal pay, Taylor v Birmingham City Council [2017] EWHC 2576 – an application for an injunction; Sefton v Wainwright [2015] I.C.R. 652 – maternity discrimination and Serco v Dahou [2015] I.R.L.R. 30 – trade union dismissal and detriment. Louise is known to be a reliable and effective barrister as well as a strong advocate and good tactician. She is an experienced mediator.

Career

Called to the Bar 1987 (England and Wales); Fee Paid Employment Judge (2001); Fee Paid Immigration Judge (2017); Practicing mediator.

Memberships

ELBA, ELA.

Education

Millfield School; University of Kent (1986 BA Law).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Louise Chudleigh  – Old Square Chambers ‘Louise has phenomenal attention to detail, a great grasp of litigation, and a second-to-none work ethic.