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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

Melanie Tether

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

Work Department

Education; employment; EU and competition.

Position

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 [2016] IRLR 326; Griffiths v. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2014] EqLR 545; Earle v Equality and Human Rights Commission [2014] IRLR 845; Kelly v The Hesley Group Ltd [2013] IRLR 514 EAT and British Airways plc v Mak and others [2011] ICR 735 CA.

Career

Called to the Bar 1995. Previously a partner in Norton Rose.

Member

ELA, ELBA, former Chair and current Vice President of ILS.


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Melanie Tether - Old Square ChambersShe has forensic cross-examination technique and an incredible grasp of the details.

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Regional Bar : Western Circuit

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Melanie Tether - Old Square ChambersVery well known for her expertise in TUPE cases.

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