5 Essex Court

Alex Ustych

Call 2010


Alex has extensive experience of complex employment law claims, both on behalf of individuals and organisations (including government departments). He appears at multi-day discrimination hearings (with particular expertise in disability, age and sex discrimination). He has particular experience of advising and representing individuals working within the financial services industry, including in relation to restrictive covenants and exit negotiations. He has represented a range of individuals, from a head teacher to the ex-CEO of a publically listed company bringing a whistleblowing claim for several million pounds.

Alex is frequently involved in drafting pleadings in employment matters (in particular discrimination cases) as well as advising in such cases. Having worked on employment matters in-house, Alex is particularly aware of commercial considerations that apply to such cases.

He has significant appellate experience both in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal.

Alex advises on all aspects of employment law, including on non-contentious issues such as the impact of the Agency Workers Regulations as well as Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 issues. He has experience in delivering seminars to businesses on topics such as TUPE, with a focus on practical guidance.

Alex co-authored a textbook on Tribunal litigation.