Employment & Discrimination

"A highly respected set known for its expertise in complex matters such as discrimination, whistle-blowing and TUPE."

Guildhall Chambers’ specialist Employment & Discrimination team has a national reputation for providing expert advocacy, advice and drafting across the full range of employment, discrimination and Commercial employment law issues.

Guildhall Chambers’ employment law barristers undertake the full spectrum of statutory matters in the Employment Tribunal’s jurisdiction, including appeals to the EAT and above. Our specialist employment lawyers are particularly well-known for handling high value and/or urgent matters in the Business and Property Courts (High Court) and County Court, as well as appearing in front of a variety of professional disciplinary bodies and tribunals.

Our clients include some of the UK’s largest law firms as well as Government departments, local authorities, police forces, unions and regional solicitors’ firms based across Bristol and the South West. We act for blue-chip companies, financial institutions, schools and universities, NHS Trusts, charities and SMEs, as well as claimants from all walks of life and a broad spectrum of professions.

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Employment & Discrimination Experience

Consistently ranked in the top tier for our employment law barristers, we are known for our collaborative, unstuffy and pragmatic approach, as well as our unerring desire to achieve the best possible outcome for clients, whether via litigation or Alternative Dispute Resolution.

At Guildhall Chambers our employment barristers have appeared in many of the leading appellate cases, over many years. Our members are regular contributors to respected legal publications including Harvey on Industrial Relations and Employment Law and Tolley’s Employment Law Service.

Employment & Discrimination Barristers

Nicholas Smith

Call 1990

Debbie Grennan

Call 1997

Fergus Currie

Call 1997

Julian Allsop

Call 1999

Douglas Leach

Call 2003

Allan Roberts

Call 2004

Kerry Gardiner

Call 2006

James Wibberley

Call 2009

Geraint Probert

Call 2010

James Lewis-Bale

Call 2018

Anna Williams

Call 2019

Jessica Sharratt

Call 2023

Employment & Discrimination Clerks

Rob McDonald

Practice Manager - Employment, Costs & Litigation Funding

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