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28 Barristers. 14 Days. Series of Employment Law Webinars

The OTC Employment Law Team will be leading a Q&A Webinar Programme, helping the Free Representation Unit. Organiser Daniel Barnett invites you to join this unique event.

The Outer Temple Chambers employment team is leading a group of 28 barristers who are giving up their time by appearing on a series of 28 Q&A webinars, starting Monday 20 April 2020.

Each webinar is themed around a specific employment law topic and consists of a 15 minute talk followed by a 30 minute live question and answer session.

Barrister Daniel Barnett, of Outer Temple Chambers’ Employment Law Team, who is organising the event, says: “This is an unprecedented opportunity for solicitors and others to pick the brains of some of the top employment law experts in the country. They are all giving up their time to help a worthy cause.”

28 barristers. 14 days.

Employment Law topics on the agenda are:

  • Objective Justification and Age Discrimination
  • Tricky compensation issues
  • Proceedings in different fora
  • Employment Status: Employee or Worker
  • Civil Claims for Stress and Harassment
  • Directors’ Duties
  • Direct & indirect discrimination
  • Health & safety dismissals
  • Pension claims in the Employment Tribunal
  • Equal Pay
  • TUPE
  • Time Limits
  • Personal Injury claims in ETs
  • Harassment
  • Disability discrimination – unfavourable treatment
  • Fairness in redundancy cases
  • Bonuses and Discretionary Pay
  • Changing Terms and Conditions
  • Territorial Jurisdiction
  • Sex, gender and occupational requirements
  • Dismissal or resignation?
  • Fairness in Conduct Dismissals
  • Vicarious Liability
  • Family Friendly Rights
  • Collective Redundancy Consultation
  • Trust & Confidence
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Whistleblowing

Over half the 28 barristers are members of Outer Temple Chambers.

Free Representation Unit

The first £10,000 of revenue from the webinars will be donated directly to the FRU (Free Representation Unit).  The FRU is a charity which provides volunteers – often students during the final stages of their training to qualify as lawyers – to represent people for free in employment and social security tribunals.

Find Out More

All webinars will be conducted via Zoom and the recordings will also be available after the event. Access is free for salaried members of the judiciary. Discounts are available for charities and voluntary sector organisations.

For more details and to book your place visit

If you would like to discuss an employment law issue please contact Daniel’s Practice Director, Nicholas Levett, on +44 (0)20 7427 4908 who would be happy to answer your queries in the strictest of confidence.

News, Employment 13 Apr, 2020

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