Field Court offers specialist advice and representation to employees and employers in all areas of employment law. Our Employment Group’s competitive advantage lies in its cost-effective, highly skilled team of talented practitioners who give excellent commercial advice at all levels of call. Barristers are sought-after for their client-friendly, flexible, competitive and practical approach to all manner of employment disputes.
Our notable successes cover a broad range of employment law and related cases that include:
- Bonus disputes
- Benefits (such as health insurance and phantom share schemes)
- Compromise agreements
- Contract claims
- Directors’ duties and disputes
- Disciplinary procedures
- Discrimination claims (including age, disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation)
- Drafting service agreements
- Employment agencies
- Employment status
- Equality and equal pay
- European Law
- Human Rights Law
- Injunctions (inc restrictive covenants, issues of confidentiality)
- Parental rights
- Quasi employment relationships such as those under the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993.
- Restrictive covenants
- Trade Union Law
- Vicarious Liability (employer)
- Working Time Regulation
Many team members are qualified Direct Public Access barristers.
The Employment Group also includes outstanding accredited mediators with experience in conducting mediations across a wide range of disputes.
Our CPD-accredited training courses, workshops and seminar programmes are highly regarded and well attended. Barristers in the Employment Group can deliver bespoke in-house training to law firms and professional bodies at their premises.
- The Governing Body of Sheredes School v Davies  (UKEAT/0196/16/JOJ)
- Noble v. Sidhil Ltd  (UKEAT/0375/14/DA
- Butterworth v. Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office for Greater Manchester  IRLR 280
- Holman v. Devon County Council  (UKEAT/0127/15/BA)
- Adebowale v. Isban UK Ltd and Others  (UKEAT/0068/15/LA)
- Edge v. Viridor Waste  (UKEAT/0393/14/DM)
- Luvualu v. Federal Mogul Sintered Products Ltd  (UKEAT/0154/14/DM)
- Jessemey v. Rowstock Ltd  EWCA 185  IRLR 368
- A v B & C  (UKEAT/0092/13/RN)