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Employment

The employment group offers a full range of advisory and advocacy services in all courts and tribunals in England and Wales, as well as representation in Jersey and other European jurisdictions.

Our barristers are acknowledged as leaders in the field by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Some sit as part-time employment judges.

Our services are also available to in-house legal advisors and others by direct professional access and public access. 

We offer barristers with expertise across a range of specialist areas including:

  • Unfair dismissal discrimination
  • All forms of discrimination: disability, race, sex, age, sexual orientation and religious
  • Equal pay
  • Industrial action
  • Executive contracts and wrongful dismissal
  • Restrictive covenants, confidential information and garden leave
  • Transfer of undertakings.

‘No5 Chambers is a “one-stop shop for employment law” […] Both clerks and barristers at the set are noted for being “approachable and flexible”, and the members here are experienced in the full spectrum of employment matters.’ — Chambers & Partners 2013

‘No5 Chambers’ employment team is “extremely helpful and co-operative”, and “the clerking is always second to none”.’ — Legal 500 2012

‘No5 Chambers is noted for its depth of expertise in the field, with over 30 of the set’s members dedicating a proportion of their practice to employment law work. An efficient and well-organised clerking team further adds to the set’s lustre.’ — Chambers & Partners 2012

‘No5 Chambers has an “excellent reputation within the employment field”.’ — Legal 500, 2011

‘…is a firm favourite with clients and instructing solicitors due to the depth and expertise it offers, its “attentive” clerking and its facility for cultivating good working relationships.” — Chambers & Partners 2011

‘No5 Chambers employment group, the strongest on the circuit, provides an “excellent, efficient and user-friendly service.”’ — Legal 500, 2010

‘Solicitors enthuse that this leading set is always a pleasure to work with, especially as it is “quick to leap into action when a swift turnaround of papers is required.” Popular with clients too, it is seen as a cost-effective choice for all employment matters, and most especially detailed discrimination and unfair dismissal cases.’ — Chambers & Partners 2010

This material has been sourced from the No5 Chambers website. 

 

 

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Fountain Court
Steelhouse Lane
Birmingham
B4 6DR
UK

Silks: 26
Juniors: 213
Head of chambers: Paul Bleasdale QC
Practice director: Tony McDaid
Office manager: Sandra Astbury