Oliver Segal QC

Year of call 1992 Silk 2011

CClerk

William Meade
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Oliver specialises in all fields of employment and discrimination law and in commercial agency law.

Oliver “exudes gravitas, is extremely knowledgeable and manages the clients well and provides incisive commercial advice” - Chambers & Partners 2013

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Within employment law he has particular specialist experience in: collective disputes (including industrial action, union recognition, TUPE and collective agreement cases); breach of contract claims (including restrictive covenants, PHI and negligent reference cases); and equal pay claims.



Oliver is probably the leading barrister within the field of commercial agency law; he acts for both agents and principals and has appeared in several of the most important cases, including the House of Lords case of Lonsdale v. Howard & Hallam.

Oliver is very experienced at representing parties at mediations and arbitrations.

Appointments

  • 2013: Appointed a Fee Paid Employment Judge (sitting at London Central);
  • 2013: Qualified mediator.
  • Deer v University of Oxford
  • Virulite LLC v Virulite Distribution Ltd & anor
  • De Souza & ors v Carillion Services Ltd
  • Hartley & ors v King Edward VI College
  • Norris & ors v London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority

Oliver has been involved in several significant cases within employment law, the most recent of which are:

  • Abercrombie & ors [2013] EWCA Civ 1148
  • Hickey v. S S for Communities and Local Government [2013] EWHC 3163 (QB)
  • Hay & ors v. Gilgrove Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 412, [2013] ICR 1139
  • Anderson & ors v. London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority [2013] EWCA Civ 321, [2013] IRLR 459
  • Norris & ors v. London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority [2013] ICR 819, EAT
  • RMT v. Serco Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 226, [2011] ICR 848
  • Malone & ors v. British Airways plc [2010] EWCA Civ 1225, [2011] ICR 125
  • Gibb v. Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust [2010] EWCA Civ 678, [2010] IRLR 786

Oliver has been involved in many of the leading cases including:

  • Crocs Europe BV v. Andereson & anor ([2012] EWCA Civ 1400;
  • Lonsdale (t/a Lonsdale Agencies) v. Howard & Hallam Ltd [2007] UKHL 32, [2007] ICR 1338;
  • Light & Ors. [2003] EWCA Civ 1238 [2004] Lloyds LR Vol 1 693.

pAwards

C&P 2018 Leading Barrister Legal 500 2017 Leading Individual 2017 C&P Leading individual 2016 L500 Leading Individual C&P 2016 Ranked Barrister L500 2015 leading individual Chambers & Partners 2015 Barrister Legal 500 Top Ranked Barrister 2014 Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2014

Oliver specialises in all fields of employment and discrimination law and in commercial agency law.

Oliver “exudes gravitas, is extremely knowledgeable and manages the clients well and provides incisive commercial advice” - Chambers & Partners 2013

.

Within employment law he has particular specialist experience in: collective disputes (including industrial action, union recognition, TUPE and collective agreement cases); breach of contract claims (including restrictive covenants, PHI and negligent reference cases); and equal pay claims.



Oliver is probably the leading barrister within the field of commercial agency law; he acts for both agents and principals and has appeared in several of the most important cases, including the House of Lords case of Lonsdale v. Howard & Hallam.

Oliver is very experienced at representing parties at mediations and arbitrations.

Appointments

  • 2013: Appointed a Fee Paid Employment Judge (sitting at London Central);
  • 2013: Qualified mediator.
  • Deer v University of Oxford
  • Virulite LLC v Virulite Distribution Ltd & anor
  • De Souza & ors v Carillion Services Ltd
  • Hartley & ors v King Edward VI College
  • Norris & ors v London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority

Oliver has been involved in several significant cases within employment law, the most recent of which are:

  • Abercrombie & ors [2013] EWCA Civ 1148
  • Hickey v. S S for Communities and Local Government [2013] EWHC 3163 (QB)
  • Hay & ors v. Gilgrove Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 412, [2013] ICR 1139
  • Anderson & ors v. London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority [2013] EWCA Civ 321, [2013] IRLR 459
  • Norris & ors v. London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority [2013] ICR 819, EAT
  • RMT v. Serco Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 226, [2011] ICR 848
  • Malone & ors v. British Airways plc [2010] EWCA Civ 1225, [2011] ICR 125
  • Gibb v. Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust [2010] EWCA Civ 678, [2010] IRLR 786

Oliver has been involved in many of the leading cases including:

  • Crocs Europe BV v. Andereson & anor ([2012] EWCA Civ 1400;
  • Lonsdale (t/a Lonsdale Agencies) v. Howard & Hallam Ltd [2007] UKHL 32, [2007] ICR 1338;
  • Light & Ors. [2003] EWCA Civ 1238 [2004] Lloyds LR Vol 1 693.

pAwards

C&P 2018 Leading Barrister Legal 500 2017 Leading Individual 2017 C&P Leading individual 2016 L500 Leading Individual C&P 2016 Ranked Barrister L500 2015 leading individual Chambers & Partners 2015 Barrister Legal 500 Top Ranked Barrister 2014 Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2014
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