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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
Old Square Chambers (Chambers of Mark Sutton QC), Katharine Newton, London, ENGLAND

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Katharine Newton

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

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Katharine practices almost exclusively in the field of employment law, and appears regularly in the employment tribunal, the High Court and the appellate courts, including the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Katharine acts for both employers and employees in every area of employment law including discrimination of all types, whistleblowing, victimisation, unfair and wrongful dismissal, TUPE, breach of contract, restrictive covenants, wages and trade union and industrial disputes. Katharine also has considerable experience of conducting lengthy, complex and high value discrimination claims, including many lasting in excess of 20 days. Katharine's experience encompasses a wide range of sectors, but she has particular expertise in acting for Banking and Financial Institutions, Unions, Media Organisations, NHS Trusts, Higher Education Institutions as well as Claimants holding both senior and junior roles. In addition, Katharine has particular expertise in conducting claims in the civil courts arising out of discrimination in the provision of goods and services.

Career

Called 1999, Middle Temple.

Member

Employment Lawyers' Association; Employment Law Bar Association; Industrial Law Society.


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Katharine Newton - Old Square ChambersShe comes up with excellent and innovative ideas and expresses them powerfully.

Within: Employment

Old Square Chambers is ‘incredibly professional and slick’ and has ‘high-quality barristers who offer practical and commercial legal advice that draws on substantial knowledge and excellent technical experience’. Recent highlights include Oliver Segal QC and Katharine Newton acting in the Supreme Court in Hartley and others v King Edward VI College, which related to deducted pay during strike action.

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