Chambers is delighted to welcome 4 new members

Chambers is delighted to welcome 4 new members. Clare Harrington, Daniel Hobbs and Sarah Keogh are employment practitioners who join us from 13KBW. Claire Palmer is Treasury B Panel counsel specialising in employment and joins us from Thomas More Chambers. Their arrival augments the strength and profile of our existing, experienced and highly regarded employment and Treasury Panel teams.

Claire Harrington (1998) is an experienced employment law practitioner with over 15 years experience of tribunal cases. She was appointed a fee paid tribunal judge in 2010. She is regularly instructed by large employers in complex discrimination cases. More recently her cases have focused on issues of disability discrimination and whistleblowing. She has considerable experience in professional regulatory work. She also has a personal injury practice.

Daniel Hobbs (1998) has been conducting employment cases for over 15 years. He specialises in complex or high value discrimination claims. His practice incorporates a great deal of High Court employment litigation and frequent Employment Appeal Tribunal successes. Daniel also has a personal injury practice which includes fatal accidents and inquests.

Sarah Keogh (1999) specialises in employment law, and maintains a strong practice in the fields of property commercial and personal injury. She has a broad range of expertise including stress at work, breach of trade and breach of contract and service agreements. She has particular expertise in restructures including TUPE and redundancy. Sarah also has considerable experience in professional regulatory work

Claire Palmer (2003) is Junior Counsel to The Crown Panel of Counsel for Government work – B Panel (Civil) (2011). She was previously C panel (2009-2014). She is Develop Vetted. Her practice covers all areas of employment law. In the recent past she has represented a number of large organisations including HM Prison Service, UKBA, Government Departments and GCHQ. She has particular experience in disability discrimination claims. Claire also undertakes civil cases both in connection with employment disputes and more generally.

We have a longstanding reputation for delivering a high level of service supported by our efficient and approachable clerking team. We are sure that our new members will contribute to our impressive and expanding client base and will enhance our ability meet the broad-based needs of all our clients.