What our Employment Barristers offer
The employment law barristers at Kings Chambers are dedicated to finding effective solutions for all of our clients. We are acutely sensitive of the needs of businesses for clear, commercial and practical advice in an area of repeated and exponential growth in terms of both regulation and legislation. Delivering employment law services in all regions, we provide vigorous defence of the rights of employees of all statuses be they workers on the shop floor or executives of multinational conglomerates.
Who our Employment Law Barristers work for
Our barristers undertake work on behalf of individual employees or those who are supported by a number of national trade unions. We also act for employers of all sizes including NHS Trusts and multinational corporations.
The team covers all levels of levels of seniority including a number of members who are nationally recognised in the relevant practitioner directories. We offer both breadth and depth of expertise to clients,together with advisory and advocacy services in the employment tribunal, county and high courts as well as disciplinary hearings before professional regulatory bodies. Our barristers also regularly appear in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the higher appellate courts.
The team also undertakes non-contentious drafting in all facets of employment law related matters including contracts of employment, collective agreements, restrictive covenants, compromise agreements and sub-contractor agreements.
Areas of Employment Law we cover:
- Bonus disputes
- Confidential information
- Contractual disputes including changing collective terms and conditions
- Collective labour disputes and Trade Union litigation
- Disciplinary hearings before professional regulatory bodies including the General Medical Council
- Discrimination and equal opportunities law
- Directors duties and senior employee disputes
- Employee share schemes and incentives
- Equal pay
- European employment law
- Fixed term worker discrimination
- Maternity, parental leave, and flexible working
- Mediation (whether as a representative or as a mediator)
- Occupational stress
- Part time worker discrimination
- Public law and judicial review
- Professional sports related employment law issues and disputes
- Redundancy (individual and collective)
- Restrictive covenants (including injunctive and springboard injunctive relief)
- Unfair and wrongful dismissal
- Working Time claims
- Workplace based Protection from Harassment Act claims
What the directories say about our Employment Barristers and our client service;
Chambers UK 2019:
Kings Chambers is well regarded for the advocacy services it provides on the Northern Circuit. It represents employees, employers and trade unions in a diverse set of cases, regarding such allegations as discrimination, whistle-blowing and breach of contract. It has a strong presence in the healthcare sector and receives regular instructions from NHS trusts across the country. Interviewees describe it as "an excellent set" which has "good expertise."
Paul Clarke, the senior clerk for employment matters, is viewed as "very approachable."
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