Robert Vernon > Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC > Cardiff, Wales > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Paul Hopkins QC
9 Park Place
9-10 PARK PLACE
CARDIFF
CF10 3DP
Wales
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Position

Robert has a significant employment law practice split between claimant and respondent work. He has acted for all levels of employees including company directors and senior teachers. His respondent clients include higher education institutions, local authorities, solicitors, dental practices and a national vehicle dealership. He has extensive experience of all aspects of employment work including unfair dismissal, breach of contract (including wrongful dismissal), redundancy, discrimination, wages claims and TUPE. He has considerable experience of tribunal work and is regularly instructed to provide advice to claimants and respondents in relation to a wide range of employment-related issues. He has also dealt with claims of breach of contract and restraint of trade in the County Court. In 2013 he was appointed as a fee-paid Employment Judge in the East Midlands region.

Career

Called 2000, Lincoln’s Inn; fee-paid employment judge 2013.

Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association; Employment Law Bar Association.

Education

Cardiff University (1999 LLB).

Leisure

Enjoys film and music, playing drums.