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Piers Martin

Year of call: 1997

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Areas of Practice

Employment – regular appearances in the employment tribunal acting for both respondents and claimants in cases concerning unfair dismissal, sex, race and disability discrimination, redundancy, and breach of contract claims. Wide experience at EAT level (eg. Golding v. Southfields Community College [2006] All ER (D) (65)

Family – specialises only in matrimonial finance work including High Court and County Court ancillary relief, Schedule 1 Children Act applications, enforcement and Trusts of Land Act matters.

Education & Qualifications

Inns of Court School of Law, London

Scholarship from Inner Temple

UEA Norwich (LLB) (2:1)

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association

Family Law Bar Association

Publications

“Loss of Congenial Employment” [2002] JPIL 284

Interests

Live music, Cinema, the fortunes of Crystal Palace FC.

  • Case Profile

    Recent cases handled include:

    Successfully defending the respondent company in a £400,000 claim for constructive dismissal arising out of allegations of maternity discrimination, listed for 10 days in Ashford Employment Tribunal, which attracted national press coverage.

    Successfully representing the claimant in a 5 day case in Brighton Employment Tribunal in a claim against Barclays Bank for disability discrimination, whistleblowing and unfair dismissal.

    Successfully representing a claimant in a high value claim over 8 days in Ashford Employment Tribunal against HM Revenue and Customs for disability discrimination and unfair dismissal.

    Advising the claimant in a complex case against a major PLC involving allegations of personal injury arising from stress at work, disability discrimination and whistle-blowing, that is likely to be compromised for a six figure settlement.