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Answers to 13 Thorny Questions: Directly from 7 QCs, Senior Juniors and Solicitors of Outstanding Ability
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Chaired by: Marc Meryon of Eversheds Sutherland
Marc is “one of the best industrial relations lawyers in the country.” He “knows the field inside-out.” He acted in Metrobus v Unite, Serco v RMT and Govia Thameslink Railway v ASLEF.
Answered by: Katherine Apps of 39 Essex Chambers
Katherine acted in Govia Thameslink Railway v ASLEF and is co-author of "Trade Union Recognition and Industrial Relations". "She is outstanding, confident, direct and eminently approachable."
Answered by: David Reade QC of Littleton
David appeared for BA in its injunction application against Unite to prevent industrial action by its cabin crew. "He is vivacious, bold and brilliant; with a magnificent presence in court."
Answered by: Binder Bansel of Penningtons Manches Cooper
Binder acted for Communications Workers Union members in a test case relating to the worker status of postmasters. "He is razor sharp, incredibly clued up and achieves sensational results.”
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Answered by: Ben Cooper QC of Old Square Chambers
Ben acted in Argos v Unite on the new requirement for a summary of the dispute to be included on the ballot paper. "He is a complete star who goes beyond the call of duty for every client."
Answered by: Andrew Burns QC of Devereux
Andrew represented Addison Lee in claims by GMB trade union that its members were dismissed due to their trade union activities. "He cuts through complex cases to distil the key issues."
Answered by: Paul Nicholls QC of Matrix
Paul secured the injunction to restrain the Prison Officers’ Association from calling industrial action in Liverpool. “He is absolutely first-rate; devastating in his cross-examination."
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All speaker quotes are taken from Chambers Directory, Who’s Who Legal or Legal 500