Betsan Criddle > Chambers of Oliver Segal QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Oliver Segal QC
Old Square Chambers
10-11 BEDFORD ROW
LONDON
WC1R 4BU
England
Betsan Criddle photo

Work Department

Employment and discrimination law; personal injury.

Position

All areas of employment and discrimination law and professional discipline, including High Court contractual and disciplinary disputes, industrial action injunctions and judicial review proceedings. Recent highlights include: R (FBU) v SYFRA [2018] EWHC 1229 (Admin) (successful judicial review of working pattern in breach of WTR 1998); Coletta v Bath Hill Court (Bournemouth) Property Management Ltd UKEAT/0200/17/RN (whether recoverability of deductions from wages is subject to the Limitation Act 1980 and a six year back stop); Galilee v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2018] ICR 634 (no requirement to resolve if claim in time in deciding whether to grant permission to amend); Wandsworth LBC v Vining [2018] ICR 499 (exclusion of those in police service from trade union employment rights incompatible with Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights).

Career

MA (Hons) Law, St John’s College, Cambridge. Called to the Bar 2002

Publications:

Employment Precedents and Company Law Documents (Sweet & Maxwell); Employment Law Review (Institute of Employment Rights); Employment Tribunal Procedure (LAG).

Languages

Fluent Welsh speaker and able to conduct litigation through the medium of Welsh.

Memberships

ELA, ELBA, ILS, ARDL.

Education

Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw, Pontypool; St John’s College, Cambridge (2000 MA Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Professional disciplinary and regulatory law

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Betsan CriddleOld Square ChambersBetsan has a dazzling intellect, coupled with a smooth, calm and persuasive delivery which bowls over opponents and impresses Tribunals. She has established herself as a leading senior junior and his hugely popular with solicitors and defence organisations.

London Bar > Employment

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Betsan CriddleOld Square ChambersIncredibly knowledgeable about discrimination. She is a strong and passionate advocate, who is excellent with vulnerable clients and fights hard for her clients, whichever side she is on.