Upcoming Employment Group Events

St Philips Chambers reception
Written by:

Janita Patel


Covid-19 Case Study: Managing The Employment Law Risks

by Sarah George, Jon Gidney & Julie Duane

Join us for a free webinar in which our employment specialists will be discussing employment law issues with a Coronavirus Case Study.


Sarah George is a specialist employment law barrister with particular expertise in discrimination law. Described in the Legal 500 as “a very accomplished advocate” and “particularly client friendly”, Sarah is co-author of Discrimination in Employment by Tucker and George (first published in 2006 by Thomson Reuters (Legal) Limited and updated quarterly).

Jon Gidney represents both large and small clients in the private and public sector in all employment matters, including complex multiday discrimination claims. His clients include banks, large retailers, supermarkets, local authorities, NHS Trusts and Police Authorities. He is a team player and an excellent advocate in Court and Tribunal.

Julie Duane is a specialist employment law litigator who works across the full spectrum of employment issues for both Claimants and Respondents. She has a wide array of experience in complex discrimination, TUPE and unfair dismissal cases. An experienced advocate, Julie regularly conducts her own advocacy in the Employment Tribunal, including full merit hearings. Over the years she has secured various successful costs orders, strike outs and deposit applications for her clients.

Cost: Free

Date: Thursday 30th April 2020

Time: 11:00am – 12:00 noon


Covid-19 Employment Law Q&A Session

by Paul WilsonPetar StarcevicElizabeth Hodgetts & Joel Wallace

Free Virtual Covid-19 Employment Law Question and Answer session via Zoom with a Panel of Specialist Employment Barristers from St Philips Chambers.

In these unprecedented times we are being exposed to the legal complications thrown up by the majority of clients’ workforces being furloughed or having to work from home.  This is a unique opportunity to have your Covid-19 Employment Law issues tackled by a Panel of experienced Employment Law Barristers.

Please send your Covid-19 related Employment Law Questions to employment@stphilips.com in advance of the session no later than Wednesday 6pm and the Panel will discuss the issues raised (time permitting).

Cost: Free

Date: Friday 01st May 2020

Time: 11:00am – 12:00 noon


Employment Group Quiz

You’re Invited! Virtual Speed Quiz hosted by St Philips Chambers’ Employment Group

07th May 2020 at 17:30pm

Please join us for a Virtual Speed Quiz hosted by Stoo Pittaway.

Whether you’re bored of baking, stressed by lockdown or just welcome another opportunity to see friends and colleagues, it should be a fun night!

You will need:

  • when the time is right (no earlier than half an hour before it is due to start), to join the quiz on your computer via Zoom, using the link and meeting password you’ll be sent;
  • to have one further device (apple or android) to answer the questions on, via www.speedquizzing.com/playlive

Cost: Free

Date: Thursday 07th May 2020

Time: 17:30pm


Breakfast Webinar: Employees who prepare to compete while on furlough

by Robert Mundy

Rob Mundy will discuss how far employees can go in preparing to compete with their employer while on furlough or working from home, and how employers can discover and take action against those who go too far.

Cost: Free

Date: Tuesday 12th May 2020

Time: 09:00am – 10:00 am


Written by Janita Patel