Stress and harassment claims – the overlap between personal injury and employment law

Date

Wednesday 26th October 2016

Time

5.30pm - 6.30pm

Venue

Seminar Room, 12 King's Bench Walk, Temple, London, EC4Y 7EL

 

Andrew Hogarth QC and Joel Kendall look at the difficulties caused by and the opportunities arising from the overlap between employment tribunals and civil courts and consider the advantages and disadvantages of the different options available to claimants.
 
This is a free event and will be accredited with 1 CPD and APIL hour. Booking is required – places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.


SPEAKERS

Andrew Hogarth QC

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Andrew Hogarth QC has a strong reputation both in the field of personal injury and employment law with a particular interest in industrial disease claims. His reputation is at its strongest in cases requiring experience in both employment and personal injury law. He is recommended as a leading PI and employment silk in the current editions of the major legal directories. He was invited to write the editorial introduction to the personal injury section of the 2014 and 2015 editions of Chambers Directory.

Chambers & Partners 2015 describes Andrew as “Very clever, impressive on his feet, and good at dealing with and communicating with clients.” The 2015 edition of the Legal 500 said he ‘Couples his employment expertise with an esteemed reputation in personal injury”. Read more…

Joel Kendall

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Joel is one of 12KBW’s most rated senior juniors specialising in all areas of employment law. The 2014 edition of the Legal 500 recognises him as leading junior in the London Employment Bar: “he rapidly identifies the key issues in a case”.
Joel is regularly instructed by some of London’s leading firms, as well as public authorities and Trade Unions. He is known for his superb attention to detail and outstanding client care.

Joel regularly appears in the Employment Appeal Tribunal, and has acted in many high profile cases on behalf of both Claimants and Respondents. He has extensive experience of multi-day complex cases in the tribunals.
He has wide experience in all types of discrimination work (including harassment), cases involving TUPE, collective and individual redundancies, protected disclosure, working time cases, agency workers, breach of confidence and unfair dismissal. Recent tribunal appearances have included multi-day discrimination cases (race discrimination and disability discrimination), while his EAT practice has included disputes over the scope and proper interpretation of “unless” orders. Read more…