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Al-Obaidi v Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Judgment has been given in this High Court employment case, in which Mark Sutton QC and Laith Dilaimi successfully represented the Defendant NHS Foundation Trust. The Defendant Trust had conducted... Read More

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Mark Sutton QC And Nadia Motraghi Overturn High Court Ruling

Mark Sutton QC and Nadia Motraghi overturn High Court ruling in North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust v Gregg. Court of Appeal provides important guidance on permissibility of concurrent criminal... Read More

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LexisNexis: The Diversity Series: Robin White

First published by LexisNexis on 1st March 2019. Episode 3 of the LexisNexis diversity series sees them speak with Robin White, trans barrister and employment and discrimination advocate. In this podcast, Robin shares... Read More

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Four Old Square Chambers Barristers in the Court of Appeal

Four Old Square Chambers barristers will appear in the Court of Appeal on Wednesday 16th January in an important appeal on the duty of courts to ensure effective access to justice for the disabled.... Read More

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22 QCs on the hot employment law issues for 2018-19 Conference

’22 QCs on the hot employment law issues for 2018-19’ is a forthcoming equality, diversity and discrimination law conference, presented by an outstanding team of 22 top Queen’s Counsel. Devised... Read More

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Eleena Misra returns to Chambers following maternity leave

We are delighted to welcome Eleena Misra back to Chambers following her maternity leave. Eleena is a leading Employment & Equalities and Professional Discipline & Regulation barrister with expertise and... Read More

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Katharine Newton named on The Lawyer Hot 100 2018

Congratulations to Katharine Newton who is listed in The Lawyer Hot 100 2018, one of only nine barristers to be recognised in this prestigious list. For further information, please click... Read More

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

A widespread problem Recent revelations in both America and the United Kingdom have shone a spotlight on the issue of sexual harassment and highlighted how common it is in the... Read More

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Simon Cheetham Appointed as Queen’s Counsel

Old Square Chambers are delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Cheetham as Queen's Counsel. The ceremony will take place on Monday 26th February 2018 in Westminster Hall.... Read More

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Brangwyn v South Warwickshire NHS Trust

Did a requirement in a job description amount to a PCP? Sarah Keogh was instructed by the Bar Pro Bono Unit to represent Mr Brangwyn in his permission hearing in... Read More

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Breaking news: Tribunal Fees in the Supreme Court

Tribunal Fees in the Supreme Court: Unison v Lord Chancellor (EHRC intervening)   In perhaps the most important judgment in employment law of the last fifty years, a seven-person Supreme... Read More

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Civil Service employment contracts void

The EAT gave judgment on 20 April 2017 in a decision of considerable significance for the employment of civil servants. In Secretary of State for Justice v Betts and ors... Read More

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Inquiry announces Sutton review

Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has today appointed Mark Sutton QC to conduct a review into the safeguarding and dignity at work procedures at the Inquiry. Chair Professor... Read More

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The Tipping Point of Tolerance?

Headscarves and the tension between Neutrality and Equality in Europe The ECJ has given judgment in two cases concerning wearing manifestations of faith, and in particular Muslim headscarves, at work.... Read More

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Eleena Misra joins the Old Square Chambers team

We are delighted to announce that Eleena Misra, former Head of Professional Discipline and Regulation at Littleton Chambers, has joined Old Square Chambers. Eleena is a senior junior ranked by the... Read More

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Public Sector Exit Payments

As you may recall, Section 41 of the Enterprise Act 2016 gave the Government the power to issue regulations capping public sector exit payments at £95,000.  Although draft regulations were... Read More
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