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New edition of Employment Law Handbook

Daniel Barnett and Jeremy Scott-Joynt have updated the market-leading Employment Law Handbook.

First published in 1999, the eighth edition of the Employment Law Handbook provides a comprehensively updated overview of employment law.  Lord Neuberger, past President of the Supreme Court, says in his foreword: “This book makes employment law simple… I commend it as a reliable, user-friendly and clear guide to anyone with an employment law problem.”

The latest handbook provides a comprehensively updated overview of employment law.  Fully revised and rewritten, it covers:

  • Employment status
  • Unfair and wrongful dismissal
  • Discrimination
  • Redundancy
  • Transfer of undertakings
  • Health & safety at work
  • Remedies and compensation
  • Tribunal procedure

For more information and to purchase a copy, please visit

About the Authors

Daniel Barnett is a leading employment barrister with over 25 years’ experience.  He is a member of the BAILII advisory board, and a past chair of the Employment Lawyers’ Association’s publishing committee and electronic services working party.  He is the author or co-author of 12 books and one of the leading speakers on the national and international legal lecture circuit.   Daniel presents the LBC Legal Hour, a national radio show in which he answers caller’s legal questions.

Jeremy Scott-Joynt specialises in employment law, commercial litigation and regulatory matters. He regularly advises on employment claims (particularly those involving whistleblowing and discrimination) and investigations. Before coming to the Bar, he ran anti-corruption programmes and investigations for two international banks, and worked in intelligence at the Financial Services Authority.

Find Out More

If you would like to discuss any of the issues covered in this handbook, please contact Daniel and Jeremy directly or via their practice management team; Nick Levett (+44 (0)20 7427 4908) or Adam Macdonald (+44 (0)20 7427 4906)

External Publications 3 Nov, 2020


Daniel Barnett

Call: 1993

Jeremy Scott-Joynt

Call: 2018

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