Vaughan Jacob Called 2009
Vaughan is developing a broad common law practice and accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers' work. His expertise includes:
Commercial: Contractual disputes, debt actions, consumer credit including credit hire, professional negligence and insolvency (bankruptcy and winding up).
Employment: Unfair dismissal, discrimination and redundancy.
Property: Landlord and tenant disputes, mortgages, real property and proprietary remedies, disrepair and boundary disputes.
Personal Injury: Road traffic accidents, advice on quantum, Highways Act claims, occupiers' liability, employers' liability, public liability, and product liability.
Vaughan provides advice and drafting on all matters within these areas and regularly appears in courts for trials on liability and quantum, applications, disposal hearings and interlocutory hearings.
BA(Hons) English Literature, University of Warwick (1st class)
Law conversion and Bar Vocational Course, BPP Law School London (Very Competent)
Major Harmsworth Scholar, Middle Temple.
Prior to commencing pupillage Vaughan worked as a Judicial Assistant to Maurice Kay LJ in the Court of Appeal. Vaughan researched and provided opinions on the merits of over 40 Court of Appeal cases and worked on many high profile employment cases including:
Homer v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police  EWCA Civ 419
Concerning a Police Authority and a claim of indirect discrimination against an employee on the grounds of his age contrary to the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006.
Home Office v Tariq  EWCA Civ 462.
Concerning the use of a closed procedure and special advocates in the Employment Tribunal and a possible breach of Article 6 ECHR.
British Airways plc v Unite the Union  EWCA Civ 669
Concerning the union's industrial action and if this was contrary to the Trade Union and Labour Relations Consolidation Act 1992.
Credit hire: Pattni v First Leicester Buses Limited; Bent v Highways and Utilities Constructions and another  EWCA 1384 Chambers Round-up, January 2012.
Costs: Mirror Group newspapers Limited v United Kingdom (Application No.39401/04) The Times, January 20, 2011, ECtHR, Chambers Round-Up, March 2011.
Vaughan enjoys travelling, long distance running, football and films.
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