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Mrs Melanie Tether
Education; employment; EU and competition.
All aspects of employment law, both individual and collective. Melanie is a tenacious advocate and is known for her ability to master challenging briefs. She is regularly instructed in heavyweight equal pay and discrimination claims and has appeared in a number of landmark cases, including several references to the Court of Justice of the European Union. She is a leading expert on the Transfer of Undertaking Regulations. Melanie has appeared in many reported cases. Recent examples include: Mustafa v Trek Highways Ltd  IRLR 326; Griffiths v. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions  EqLR 545; Earle v Equality and Human Rights Commission  IRLR 845; Kelly v The Hesley Group Ltd  IRLR 514 EAT and British Airways plc v Mak and others  ICR 735 CA.
Called to the Bar 1995. Previously a partner in Norton Rose.
ELA, ELBA, former Chair and current Vice President of ILS.
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2 (Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 1
Melanie Tether – Old Square Chambers ‘Her ability to review voluminous documents quickly and get to the detail is extremely impressive, while her cross-examination is gentle yet deadly. Melanie is truly an excellent barrister and her skills are a great addition to any team.‘