- Employment and equality law
Unfair dismissal claims, redundancy claims, National Minimum Wage cases, public interest disclosure cases (whistle-blowing), unlawful deductions, transfer of undertakings (TUPE) claims, disputed Tribunal jurisdiction and procedural disputes, observance of disciplinary and grievance procedures and breaches of the ACAS Code of Conduct are all matters on which Chambers can provide experienced advice and advocacy.
Chambers also provides expert advice on claims of unlawful discrimination, vicimisation and harassment, across all protected categories (race, gender etc), both under the Equality Act 2010 and predecessor legislation, both in and outside of the employment context.
- Debt and Consumer Credit Act claims
Contractual debt claims, late payment of commercial debt actions, default actions concerning regulated and unregulated loans, and claims arising under the Consumer Credit Act are all within Chambers expertise, and members are able to act both for financial and business institutions as well as individuals in defending claims made against them.
- Landlord and tenant law
Filing or defending possession actions in respect of commercial and private premises, assured shorthold tenancies; boundary disputes; Anti-Social Behaviour Injunctions; nuisance; land registration and charges.
- General civil actions
Members advise generally on claims in contract, breach of confidence, consumer claims under the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982, negligence and/or trespass actions, misrepresentation, wrongful interference with goods and conversion.
- Personal and corporate insolvency
Statutory demands, winding-up, removal and restoral to the Companies Register, as well as personal insolvency are all matters handled by members of chambers, as well as representation in respect of criminal offences under the Insolvency Act 1986.