Jamie has a breadth of experience in employment law and has been conducting employment tribunals on behalf of employers and employees since he completed pupillage.
Notable Employment cases
Appearing for the Respondent Employer in an 8 day employment tribunal where it was alleged that the working practices of the employer indirectly discriminated against a black designer.
Appearing for and advising a Claimant who was a senior social worker for a local authority in respect of her claim that she was not promoted for reasons of subconscious racial bias. The claim succeeded on a majority basis with the Employment Judge refusing to uphold the claim but the 2 lay members of the Tribunal accepting the claim.
Advising and appearing in a 10 day employment tribunal where the Claimant advanced allegations of racial harassment and discrimination in the early part of his employment and where his dismissal was before the conclusion of his probation period.
Appearing for and advising an employer who was facing allegations of an unlawful dismissal as a result of whistleblowing allegations. The existence of the whistleblowing itself being in dispute but supported by the evidence of an individual who was a trainee solicitor at the point of the hearing.
Advising and appearing in a complex 8 day hearing in the Employment Tribunal in a claim by a former Managing Director who asserted unfair dismissal in the course of a pre pack Administration, the impact of the TUPE regulations was a central feature of the claim.