Jeremy joined chambers as a tenant in 2018. He accepts instructions in all areas of chambers practice with an interest in employment and discrimination, personal injury, and clinical and professional negligence.
He has experience across a broad range of commercial and arbitration, regulatory and fraud work.
Owing to previous employment at a City law firm, he has a detailed knowledge of civil procedure and costs.
Jeremy has worked on a range of Employment Tribunal and High Court employment matters for both claimants and defendants, including restrictive covenant, confidential information, bonus, and severance claims and has been frequently involved in interim applications for injunctive relief.
He has experience in the preparatory and final hearing stages across the full range of statutory employment claims, including experience in unfair dismissal, sex, race and disability discrimination and discrimination by association, harassment and victimisation, whistleblowing and TUPE, namely drafting pleadings, skeleton arguments and closing submissions, and trial preparation, including extensive expertise in bundle preparation and client-care. He has a good working knowledge of the Employment Tribunal both in and outside London.
Jeremy has substantial experience in High Court employment practice, in particular injunctive relief relating to breach of confidence and post-termination restrictions, including non-solicitation, non-poaching and non-compete provisions. He has assisted in drafting submissions to the High Court, Employment Appeal Tribunal and Court of Appeal.
With a view to the smoother conduct of the litigation process, Jeremy spent some time helping an Employment department develop and launch a tailored litigation management platform using HighQ technology.
Jeremy accepts instructions in small, fast and multi-track cases across all areas of personal injury including employers’ liability, public liability, occupiers’ liability and road traffic incidents.
He has extensive experience dealing with quantum-only disposal and Stage 3 hearings.
Jeremy accepts instructions in clinical negligence matters, including providing advice on merits and quantum.
Jeremy accepts instructions across the full range of professional negligence litigation.
Jeremy regularly acts for defendants in credit hire claims, with an thorough knowledge of the authorities in the area. He takes instructions in cases involving both disputed liability and quantum-only trials.
Jeremy accepts instructions in international and travel cases, including those involving the Package Travel Regulations. He has good knowledge of recent changes to the law.
He also has in-depth knowledge of the rules surrounding jurisdiction and service out.
Jeremy accepts noting briefs in this area.
Jeremy has worked on regulatory matters involving the Financial Conduct Authority, at both the investigation and enforcement stages. As a result, He has developed a working knowledge of the FSMA and COBS regimes, the Approved Persons rules and issues of compliance more generally.
In the field of business crime, Jeremy was heavily involved in the final stages of a Serious Fraud Office prosecution alleging multi-million-pound bribery charges against senior managers of an international transport company.
Jeremy has first-hand experience assisting across a range of contentious commercial matters: partnership/LLP, shareholder disputes, misrepresentation, civil fraud, breach of warranty, agency and distribution, directors’ duties, worldwide freezing orders and search orders.
He is an experienced user of e-disclosure platforms (including Relativity) and has been actively involved in forensic IT investigation and recovery exercises as part of high-value Commercial, Mercantile Court and TCC litigation.
Jeremy has worked on high-value international commercial arbitrations (sitting at the IDRC, London) involving parties from multiple jurisdictions, gaining valuable experience in both substantive issues of distribution agreements, proceedings under the LCIA rules, and section 68 references.
He has, for the past few years and by invitation, sat as a Moot-Arbitrator for one of the UK pre-moots forming part of the prestigious Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Mooting competition held annually in Vienna.
Jeremy is an accredited mediator with ADR group for civil/commercial disputes and has been involved in a number of formal and informal mediations as part of a client team.
He has been involved in the drafting of settlement agreements, and the finalisation and filing of Tomlin Orders.
Jeremy has a detailed knowledge of the costs regime in small, fast and multi-track cases, including the minutiae of the fixed costs regime.
He has extensive experience with costs budgeting, including Precedent H and R budgets, gained from time spent working at a City law firm.
Bar Professional Training Course – BPP University
Diplôme juridique français – University of Poitiers
MA, Law – University of Cambridge
Employment Law Bar Association