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Old Square Chambers

Chambers of Mark Sutton QC

10-11 BEDFORD ROW, LONDON, WC1R 4BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7269 0300
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 1387
DX:
1046 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.oldsquare.co.uk
Bristol, London

Spencer Keen

Tel:
Work 020 7269 0300
Email:
Old Square Chambers (Chambers of Mark Sutton QC)

Position

Spencer specialises in employment, human rights, EU and commercial law.  He has extensive experience acting for both corporate clients and individuals at first instance and appellate levels.  He is particularly well known for injunction proceedings in the High Court (concerning employee competition, restraints of trade and confidentiality) and also for acting in complex disability discrimination cases.  Examples of recent cases include: Bamieh v European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo [2017] EAT which considered whether an international organisation had personality for the purposes of domestic law and the effect of Article 10 ECHR on the territorial jurisdiction of an English Employment Tribunal; Unison v Lord Chancellor [2017] where Spencer appeared for the Equality and Human Rights Commission in the judicial review of the government’s decision to impose fees in the employment tribunal (with Mark Whitcombe and led by Michael Ford QC).

Career

Publications:

Disability Discrimination in Employment (OUP) 2009 and numerous articles for the New Law Journal.

Spencer has a personal website at www.spencerkeen.co.uk

Member

ELA


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Spencer Keen - Old Square ChambersHe is a top-drawer senior junior.

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Regional Bar : Western Circuit

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Spencer Keen - Old Square ChambersHe provides sound and straightforward advice.

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