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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
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Fax 020 7405 1387
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1046 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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www.oldsquare.co.uk
Bristol, London
Old Square Chambers (Chambers of Mark Sutton QC), Simon Cheetham QC, London, ENGLAND

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Simon Cheetham QC

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

Position

Simon is an employment and discrimination law specialist, with a wide-ranging practice in the employment tribunal, High Court and appellate courts. He has extensive experience of employment law and has frequently been instructed in complex and high-value claims. He has particular expertise in discrimination law, but his practice covers the full range of employment cases, including industrial relations, TUPE, whistle blowing and contractual disputes. Simon also undertakes disciplinary and regulatory work and conducts investigations, particularly in the health care and higher education sectors, and has a growing pensions and data protection practice. Recent reported cases include: Lock v British Gas (ECJ, EAT and CA) and Fulton v Bear Scotland No. 2 (EAT) - leading cases on holiday pay; R ex p. Boots Management Services Ltd v CAC (HC  and CA) - trade union recognition; Dronsfield v Reading University (EAT) – conduct dismissals for academic staff.

 

Career

Called 1991, Middle Temple. Simon was the founder and head of employment group at Ely Place Chambers before moving to Old Square Chambers in 2011; employment judge (fee-paid) since 2002.

Publications

Atkins' Court Forms. Co-contributor to 2013 edition of Employment Law volume

"Equality and Discrimination - the New Law" (co-author with Brian Doyle et al, Jordans, 2010)

"Age Discrimination - the New Law" (Jordans, 2006)

Languages

French, Italian (intermediate).

Member

Fee-paid Employment Tribunal since Judge 2002; Bar Standards Board, Professional Conduct Committee 2008 – 2014; Chairman Royal Mail National Appeals Panel 2011-2018; ELBA Executive Committee 2014 -2016; ELA Training Committee since 2016


London Bar

Employment

Within: Employment – 2018 silks

Simon Cheetham QC - Old Square ChambersMeticulous, calm and always goes the extra mile.

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