Ben acts for both Claimants and Respondents including small companies up to NHS Trusts and large multi-national corporations.
Ben has a strong advisory practice through the growing awareness of employers and employees alike, to have a full and proper understanding of the law from an early stage of proceedings. He is regularly asked to advise on rights of appeal; costs; compensation; best practice and prospects of success.
A comprehensive CV reflecting his extensive experience in Healthcare and Education related Tribunals can be provided upon request.
Significant Reported Cases
Burns v Kill germ group Ltd (2009) UKEAT/0548/08/CEA;  All ER (D) 111 (Aug) - whether statements in pleadings in County Court proceedings could constitute a grievance.
France v Lancaster Training Services (2009) UKEAT/0235/09/SM;  All ER (D) 318 (Nov) - Consideration of the test applied to the definition of an employee.
Warrington Borough Transport v Unite (2011) – successful injunction application against the Union, restraining them from calling out on strike employees of a Bus Company. The strikes were part of the national strike called by a number of public sector unions in relation to Government proposals to make changes to public sector pensions.
Clark v H20 Water Services Ltd (2012) UKEAT/0149/12/ZT;  All ER (D) 167 (Aug) – whether there were grounds for a Review in circumstances where a claim form was submitted out of time.
Praxis Real Estate Management v Nicholls (2013) UKEAT/0502/12/LA – consideration of the Meek test for tribunal reasons.
Ibarz v University of Sheffield (2015) UKEAT/0018/15/JOJ – determination of a series of similar acts in the context of complaints brought under the Part-Time Workers Regulations 2000 and the Fixed-Term Employees Regulations 2002.
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