Employment Law and Industrial Relations


Chambers & Partners 2015


Henrietta Hill QC - Specialises in discrimination and human rights law, and frequently acts in disputes involving the police force and other public bodies. She often advises on broader human rights and public law issues. Strengths: "Excellent and very experienced in employment work."

Nick Toms - Well recognised in the market for his work with claimants in employment matters, as well as for his experience and knowledge of industrial relations disputes. He has a reputation for being "a solid operator," built from long years of experience handling tribunal work. Strengths: "Very focused, and committed to helping the client achieve the best possible results." "He is careful, has a good sense of humour and is pragmatic."

Heather Williams QC - Has a broad human rights and civil liberties practice, of which employment issues are a significant part. She is experienced in handling discrimination cases, particularly those relating to the police force. Strengths: "An exceptionally good silk, who presents herself admirably well, is always well prepared and doesn't back down from an argument." Recent work: Acted in the Court of Appeal for a claimant in a race discrimination dispute which considered allegations that the claimant's former employer had pressured key witnesses to alter their testimony.


Legal 500 2015 


Amanda Hart - 'She has great skill at getting into the detail of a case, and is also very accessible.'

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