ProfileSimon Anderson’s employment law practice encompasses all aspects of individual employment litigation, including contractual disputes, unfair and wrongful dismissal, redundancy, the transfer of undertakings, protected disclosures and equality claims.
He has also been involved in professional disciplinary hearings and local-authority health & safety notice appeals.
Simon is highly regarded for his ability in claims relating to discrimination, victimisation, bullying and harassment. A complementary background in personal injury law also enables him to offer comprehensive practical and tactical advice in the specialist field of occupational stress and bullying claims.
He is experienced in managing lengthy multi-party tribunal hearings featuring complex issues of fact and law, conflicting expert medical evidence, high-value schedules of loss, and jurisdictional points.
Simon has had High Court involvement in executive-pay claims and the enforcement of post-termination restrictive covenants, including obtaining interim injunctive relief. He has notably acted for solicitors threatened with proceedings in the tort of conspiracy resulting from recruitment. Simon has also been involved in claims based in contract and misrepresentation for losses sustained as a consequence of an employee’s breach of the implied duty to take care.
Simon is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and has presented lectures and seminars on such topics as appeals to the EAT, extending the jurisdiction of the employment tribunal, the transfer of undertakings and the recovery of costs.
‘His real strength lies in cross-examination.’ – See more at: http://www.legal500.com/c/regional-bar/north-eastern-circuit/employment#sthash.rBKwwyON.dpuf – The Legal 500 (2015)
“A ferocious cross-examiner.” – The Legal 500, 2014 (Employment)
“Recommended” – The Legal 500, 2013 (Employment)
“An excellent advocate” with “An effective individual style.” – The Legal 500, 2012 (Employment)
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