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Emily Gordon Walker

Emily Gordon Walker appointed fee-paid Employment Judge

Outer Temple is proud to announce that Emily Gordon Walker has been appointed as a fee paid Employment Judge, sitting at London Central Employment Tribunal. Her appointment brings the total number of appointed fee paid Employment Judges at Outer Temple to three, with her joining Keith Bryant QC and Andrew Allen QC in this position. This is a part time position that runs alongside her existing practice. Find Out More Emily Gordon Walker has a specialist employment and discrimination law practice. She is ranked as a leading junior in the employment field in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500, which identify her as “a fantastic up-and-coming barrister” who “cuts straight to the pertinent issues, however complex the case”. To find out more…

News, Employment 2 Jun, 2020

Litigants anonymous: the tribunal database and anonymity

In an article published in the latest ELA Briefing, Emily Gordon Walker and Gus Baker of Outer Temple Chambers discuss the impact of the new employment tribunals decisions database and provide advice for litigants about making applications for anonymity and restricted reporting. Emily and Gus discuss employment tribunals’ powers to make orders protecting individuals’ identities from publication. The article discusses the relevant case law in relation to such orders (including BBC v Roden and Fallows v NGN) and emphasises the importance of particularising exactly how an applicant’s Article 8 rights will be infringed if their name is published. Please click on this link to read the full article.

Legal Blog & Publications 4 May, 2017

Brexit and Employment law

Paul Livingston and Emily Gordon Walker recently gave a talk to several solicitors’ firms on what Brexit might mean for employment lawyers. Their informative talk provoked discussions on a number of items including: A reminder of the impact that EU law has on current employment law at present; A summary of how EU law currently applies and how this would change after Brexit; An analysis of the political background and how this might affect future changes; Paul and Emily’s predictions on areas most and least likely to change, including a look at: discrimination; family-friendly rights; agency, part-time and fixed-term workers; working time; TUPE; collective rights; bankers bonuses; and Other obstacles and opportunities that might arise for employment lawyers, including the…

News 12 Oct, 2016

Emily Gordon Walker joins Outer Temple Chambers

Outer Temple Chambers is pleased to announce that Emily Gordon Walker has recently joined our Employment team. Emily acts for businesses and individuals alike, her practice covering all statutory employment tribunal claims, High Court litigation and discrimination law. She is regularly instructed by government departments, local authorities and companies ranging in size from SMEs to global corporations, and also by trade unions, insurers and high net worth individuals. Emily is a member of the Attorney General’s C panel and is ranked as a leading junior in the employment field in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500. She will be a valuable asset to our Employment team.

News 19 May, 2016

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