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Chambers of Rachel Sleeman

FIVE PAPER BUILDINGS, TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7HB, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7815 3200
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Five Paper (Chambers of Rachel Sleeman), Jake Davies, London, ENGLAND

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Jake Davies

Tel:
Work 020 7815 3200
Email:
Five Paper (Chambers of Rachel Sleeman)

Position

Jake is Head of both the Employment and Direct Access Teams. He is also a member of the Commercial Team. His discrimination practice includes education and service provider claims as well as employment. Jake Davies is a discrimination, unfair dismissal (including constructive) and whistleblowing specialist and is regularly instructed in complex and lengthy tribunal hearings and at appeal level by various public bodies. He provides advice on internal procedures and contracts to public bodies and corporate clients. He has represented schools and local authorities at NCTL appeals. His commercial practice includes restrictive covenants, professional negligence, director liability and insolvency. Jake has considerable experience of various mediation schemes. He accepts instructions on a direct access basis and is chair of chambers DPA committee.Ukegheson v London Borough of Haringey [2017] EWCA Civ 1140 and [2015] ICR 1285 (EAT) (race, religious and sex discrimination), Steel v London Borough of Haringey [2015] All ER (EAT) (unlawful deductions) co.uk › Cases › 2014 › December, Horlorku v Liverpool City Council UKEAT/0020/15/DA) (race discrimination), Mba v Merton [2014] ICR 357 (CA) (religious discrimination)

Career

Called 1997; Inner Temple; before being called to the Bar, worked as a research assistant for MEPs; Director of Studies for a business language school.

Languages

Spanish.

Member

COMBAR; ELBA.

Education

William Ellis School, London; Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge (1988 History first class degree); City University (CPE).

Leisure

Football, golf, literature, walking the dog.


London Bar

Employment

Within: Leading Juniors

Jake Davies - Five PaperA thorough, robust and tenacious approach to tricky cases as well as very strong advocacy.

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