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Old Square Chambers

Chambers of Mark Sutton QC

9 QUEEN SQUARE, BRISTOL, BS1 4JE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0117 930 5100
Fax:
Fax 0117 927 3478
DX:
78229 BRISTOL
Email:
Web:
www.oldsquare.co.uk
Bristol, London

Andrew Midgley

Tel:
Work 0117 930 5100
Email:
Old Square Chambers (Chambers of Mark Sutton QC)

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Andrew is an employment law specialist with 18 years’ experience, and 12 years’ specialism. He was appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel of Treasury Counsel (South west) in 2010 and promoted to the A Panel in April 2018.

He is instructed in complex cases, often where there is an issue of policy construction or where an issue of the enforceability of restrictive covenants and/or breach of fiduciary duty arises. Consequently, he has 1 reported cases in the Court of Appeal and 12 in the EAT.

A significant portion of his work consists of discrimination, victimisation and whistleblowing claims, particularly sex and disability discrimination

His broad experience includes all forms of discrimination, Including the Special Educational Needs and Disability Tribunal (SENDIST), employment status, working time, holiday pay and national minimum wage claims, illegality and immigration status, business reorganisations, redundancies and TUPE,

He is instructed by Government departments, NHS trusts, local authorities, the Metropolitan Police, Unions and insurance companies to appear in the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeals Tribunal, the county court and High Court and Court of Appeal. He delivers seminars in relation to new legislation and case law for the ELA and professional clients.

Career

Andrew was called to the bar in 2000, having graduated from ICSL in the top 8% of the year. He was appointed to the Attorney General's Regional Panel of Treasury Counsel in 2010, re-appointed in 2015, and promoted to the Regional A Panel in April 2018.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association, Discrimination Law Association, Employment Law Bar Association, Industrial Law Society.


Regional Bar : Western Circuit

Employment

Within: Employment – Leading juniors

Andrew Midgley - Old Square ChambersA brilliant advocate, who has a fantastic rapport with clients and judges.

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