Employment Articles

Ed Williams QC joins St Philips Employment Team as a Door Tenant

The Employment Group is delighted to announce the arrival of Ed Williams QC as an employment Door Tenant. Ed may already been known to many of you having been a pupil and subsequently a tenant at St Philips between 2000-2006, when he then made the move to Cloisters in London to specialize in employment related commercial law and in discrimination law. He...

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St Philips dealt a full house of “Band 1” listings in Chambers UK Bar 2019

Chambers UK 2019

Thank you to all of our clients for your support during the past year, with a particular thank you to those who participated in the feedback process and gave us such glowing reports. 14 Silk (QC) and 45 Junior rankings were achieved by our members, along with a full house of “Band 1” listings in our ranked disciplines. Chambers &...

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Theodora Hand and Alexander Barbour become tenants at St Philips

Theodora and Alex

St Philips are delighted to announce that Theodora Hand and Alexander Barbour have both become tenants following the successful completion of the pupillages; Theodora in general common law and Alex in crime, including regulatory. Director of Clerking, Joe Wilson said: “We welcome Theodora and Alex as tenants. They have both have shown an aptitude for advocacy and will be excellent...

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Jonathan Heard joins St Philips

Jonathan Heard

St Philips Employment Team is pleased to announce that Jonathan Heard, formerly of Queen Square Chambers, Bristol  has joined us. Jonathan is an experienced employment law specialist who advises and represents claimants and respondents in all areas of employment law. His clients have included senior professionals and executives, public and private limited companies, SMEs, solicitor firms, charities, schools and town...

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St Philips Chambers Employment Team back Tommy Langford’s British title bid

St Philips Chambers Employment Team have backed Birmingham-based former British, Commonwealth and WBO Inter-Continental middleweight champion, Tommy Langford, in his bid to regain the British title. Langford conceded his British middleweight championship to local rival Jason Welborn by a single point on May 4, in a fight that has now been nominated as ‘Contest of the Year’ in the British...

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Rosa Dickinson appointed as a District Judge

Rosa Dickinson

St Philips are pleased to announce that Rosa Dickinson has been appointed as a District Judge, sitting in Birmingham Civil Justice Centre. Rosa was called to the Bar in 2006 and until her appointment she was a member of the Personal Injury and Employment Teams at St Philips Chambers, Rosa was secretary of the St Philips Employment Law Practice Group...

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Paul Wilson talking at Industrial Law Society

Paul Wilson

St Philips Employment specialist, Paul Wilson, will be talking at the Industrial Law Society event which is on April 16th 2018. The event will be held at the offices of Gowling WLG LLP at 2 Snowhill, Birmingham B4 6WR at 6pm and should conclude at about 7.30pm. Refreshments will be served from 5.45pm onwards. This presentation covers all the significant developments in...

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St Philips Employment Group shortlisted for Business of the Year at Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2018

St Philips Chambers is delighted to announce that the St Philips Employment Group has been shortlisted at the 2018 Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards for Business Team of the Year. In addition, we are further delighted to announce that Gary Carney our Senior Clerk for the Employment, Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Teams has also been shortlisted for the 2018 Birmingham...

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Sean O’Brien appointed as a Tribunal Judge

Sean O'Brien

St Philips is proud announce than Sean O’Brien has been appointed as a Tribunal Judge. He will be sitting in the First-tier Immigration and Asylum Chamber – as well as sitting for part of the year in the Employment Tribunal – based in London. Sean was called in 2001 and began his practice in general commercial and property matters before...

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Employment law implications of Brexit – Dr Mirza Ahmad

Mirza Ahmad

This article was originally published by Corporate Live Wire. The UK is heading into a sea of uncertainty and choppy waters as it negotiates a best divorce deal from the European Union and then implement change arising from the June 2016 referendum which gave the UK government a legitimate mandate for the UK to exit the EU. However, the Referendum...

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