Frederic Reynold QC

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William Meade
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Freddy Reynold has had a long and distguished career at the Bar, appearing in several landmark cases- most notably in areas such as employment, discrimination, trade union issues; and has at various times advised institutions such as the Equal Opportnities Commission, the British Medical Association, and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has been a Bencher of Gray's Inn since 1991. His role is now that of an "in-house"consultant, providing advice and support to members of Old Square Chambers.

Memberships

  • Master of the Bench of Gray's Inn (1991-)
  • Industrial Law Society
     

His notable cases include:

  • Polkey v Dayton Services (HL: compensation for unfair dismissal)
  • Scally v. Southern Social Services Board, N.I. (HL: implied terms in employment contracts)
  • Rhys-Harper v. Relaxion Group (HL: liability for post-employment discrimination)
  • Lawson v Serco, Botham v Min of Defence (HL: territorial jurisdiction of Employment Rights Act)
  • Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital Trust, Min of Defence v Botham (SC: recovery of common law damages for wrongful dismissal)
  • Bliss v S.E. Thames RHA (CA :implied term of trust and confidence)
  • BBC v Hearn & others (CA: meaning of "trade dispute")
  • Cheall v APEX (HL: awards by TUC Disputes Committee)
  • Rothwell v TUC and APEX (HL: legal status of TUC Disputes Committee's award)
  • Cable & Wireless v Muscat (CA: contractual rights of agency workers). 
  • Edwards v. Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Botham v. Ministry of Defence

    The reasoning in Johnson v Unisys Ltd [2001] UKHL 13, [2003] 1 A.C. 518 was a bar to a claim for damages by an employee for loss arising from the...

  • Polkey v AE Dayton Services Ltd

    Van driver's appeal against dismissal of his claim for unfair dismissal where the industrial tribunal had found that even if the employer's decision to dismiss was not reasonable at the...

  • Stephen English v. Thomas Sanderson Limited

    On 19 December 2008, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Stephen English v Thomas Sanderson Limited [2008] EWCA Civ 1421 (CA). Frederic Reynold QC, leading Marcus Pilgerstorfer, represented...

  • Krasner v McMath

    The administrators of two companies (X) and the employees of a company in administration (Y) in two appeals appealed against decisions regarding the priority to be attached to protective awards...

  • Relaxion Group PLC v. Rhys-Harper & Ors

    The employment tribunal had jurisdiction to hear discrimination complaints after the termination of employment as long as the alleged discriminatory conduct had sufficient connection with the employment relationship. Appeals by...

  • Scally & Ors v Southern Health & Social Services Board & Anor

    Employer's duty to explain rights in superannuation scheme. Appeals by Northern Ireland Health Boards from decisions allowing their employees' appeals against dismissal of claims for damages for breach of an...

  • See all cases

     

pAwards

Freddy Reynold has had a long and distguished career at the Bar, appearing in several landmark cases- most notably in areas such as employment, discrimination, trade union issues; and has at various times advised institutions such as the Equal Opportnities Commission, the British Medical Association, and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He has been a Bencher of Gray's Inn since 1991. His role is now that of an "in-house"consultant, providing advice and support to members of Old Square Chambers.

Memberships

  • Master of the Bench of Gray's Inn (1991-)
  • Industrial Law Society
     

His notable cases include:

  • Polkey v Dayton Services (HL: compensation for unfair dismissal)
  • Scally v. Southern Social Services Board, N.I. (HL: implied terms in employment contracts)
  • Rhys-Harper v. Relaxion Group (HL: liability for post-employment discrimination)
  • Lawson v Serco, Botham v Min of Defence (HL: territorial jurisdiction of Employment Rights Act)
  • Edwards v Chesterfield Royal Hospital Trust, Min of Defence v Botham (SC: recovery of common law damages for wrongful dismissal)
  • Bliss v S.E. Thames RHA (CA :implied term of trust and confidence)
  • BBC v Hearn & others (CA: meaning of "trade dispute")
  • Cheall v APEX (HL: awards by TUC Disputes Committee)
  • Rothwell v TUC and APEX (HL: legal status of TUC Disputes Committee's award)
  • Cable & Wireless v Muscat (CA: contractual rights of agency workers). 
  • Edwards v. Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; Botham v. Ministry of Defence

    The reasoning in Johnson v Unisys Ltd [2001] UKHL 13, [2003] 1 A.C. 518 was a bar to a claim for damages by an employee for loss arising from the...

  • Polkey v AE Dayton Services Ltd

    Van driver's appeal against dismissal of his claim for unfair dismissal where the industrial tribunal had found that even if the employer's decision to dismiss was not reasonable at the...

  • Stephen English v. Thomas Sanderson Limited

    On 19 December 2008, the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Stephen English v Thomas Sanderson Limited [2008] EWCA Civ 1421 (CA). Frederic Reynold QC, leading Marcus Pilgerstorfer, represented...

  • Krasner v McMath

    The administrators of two companies (X) and the employees of a company in administration (Y) in two appeals appealed against decisions regarding the priority to be attached to protective awards...

  • Relaxion Group PLC v. Rhys-Harper & Ors

    The employment tribunal had jurisdiction to hear discrimination complaints after the termination of employment as long as the alleged discriminatory conduct had sufficient connection with the employment relationship. Appeals by...

  • Scally & Ors v Southern Health & Social Services Board & Anor

    Employer's duty to explain rights in superannuation scheme. Appeals by Northern Ireland Health Boards from decisions allowing their employees' appeals against dismissal of claims for damages for breach of an...

  • See all cases

     

pAwards

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