Ms Nicola Newbegin > 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

Nicola specialises in employment, discrimination, industrial relations and professional discipline, as well as undertaking related work in the fields of judicial review, human rights and data protection. Nicola practises in all sectors but has particular expertise in the healthcare sector having appeared before all the major healthcare regulators and in a number of the leading high court doctor and dentist cases, including: GMC v Chandra (CA), McMillan v Airedale NHS Foundation Trust (CA); Chakrabarty v Ipswich Hospitals NHS Trust (QBD); and Dusza & Sobhani v Powys Teaching Local Health Board (CA), as well as a number of judicial reviews relating to doctors in training.  Nicola regularly appears before the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal  and Court of Appeal, including recently representing the teacher in Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy v Parry before both the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal  Nicola also has extensive experience of complex discrimination claims (both employment tribunal and county court) and of multi-claimant and collective disputes.

Career

Former solicitor (admitted January 2003). Joined Old Square Chambers as a tenant in October 2009.

Memberships

ELA, ELBA, ILS, ARDL, ALBA

Education

Keble College, Oxford (Jurisprudence).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Nicola NewbeginOld Square ChambersVery high technical skills for technical cases and very good client relation skills.

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Nicola NewbeginOld Square ChambersIncredibly hardworking and very knowledgeable on all types of employment law matters, particularly working time and maternity rights. An assertive advocate, who is very thorough in cross-examination and excellent with clients in conference.