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Old Square Chambers Offices
Old Square Chambers
10-11 BEDFORD ROW
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Employment and discrimination law; personal injury.
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  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  ICR 634 (no requirement to resolve if claim in time in deciding whether to grant permission to amend); Wandsworth LBC v Vining  ICR 499 (exclusion of those in police service from trade union employment rights incompatible with Article 11 of the European Convention on Human Rights).
MA (Hons) Law, St John’s College, Cambridge. Called to the Bar 2002
Employment Precedents and Company Law Documents (Sweet & Maxwell); Employment Law Review (Institute of Employment Rights); Employment Tribunal Procedure (LAG).
Fluent Welsh speaker and able to conduct litigation through the medium of Welsh.
ELA, ELBA, ILS, ARDL.
Ysgol Gyfun Gwynllyw, Pontypool; St John’s College, Cambridge (2000 MA Hons).
Lawyer Rankings(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2
Betsan Criddle –Old Square Chambers ‘Betsan 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.’(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3
Betsan Criddle –Old Square Chambers ‘Incredibly 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.’