James deals with a wide range of Employment and Equality cases, involving litigation on service contracts, restrictive covenants, confidentiality, discrimination and wrongful and unfair dismissal, whistle blowing and advising on TUPE and contractual interpretation
As well as High Court litigation, he regularly appears in the Employment Tribunals (throughout England), for both Claimant and Respondent clients.
By way of illustration of the breadth of James’s employment practice, some recent cases (where the Written Judgments are available) are:
Wall –v- Ferrero UK Limited– 3303898/2011 – A 3 day trial in June 2012 where James represented the successful Respondent in relation to claims of sex and sexual orientation discrimination and unfair and wrongful dismissal;
Saunders –v- Credit Protection Association plc- 2410211/2011 – Another 3 day trial in April 2012 where James represented the successful Respondents in relation to unfair dismissal, breach of contract and WTR claims.
Benjamin –v- Forest School – 3203461/2011 – where James represented the successful Respondent in January 2013 in a case alleging disability discrimination.
Holian –v- Maple Leaf Bakery UK Ltd 13047661/2011 – in which James represented the successful Respondent in another disability discrimination matter.
Turullols –v-Brambles Holdings UK Ltd 2340295/2009 – A whistleblowing case where James represented the successful Claimant in achieving an Order for Interim Relief – which was at the time one of only a handful of cases where such relief has been granted.
Some reported employment cases in which James was involved include:
Related cases of interest
Fox –v- Ironopolis Film Co  All ER (D) 156 (EAT) — Where James represented the largely successful Respondent in relation to an appeal on issues of sex discrimination.
Hundal –v- Initial Security Ltd  All ER (D) 74 (EAT) — Where James represented the successful party in a race discrimination claim appeal.
Wigmore –v- Vasquez-Guirado  All ER (D) 37 (EAT) — a working time regulations case in the EAT
Aon Training Ltd –v- Dore  IRLR 891 (CA) — Where James represented the successful party in a Court of Appeal case regarding disability discrimination.
Yokohama –v- Gross  All ER (D) 346 Ch — A High Court case where James represented the successful Claimants in pursuing their director for breach of duty
Murray –v- Newham CAB  IRLR 340 (EAT) — A leading case on disability discrimination
Evans –v- Malley Organisation Ltd The Times 23.1.03 CA  IRLR 156 (CA) — Another leading Court of Appeal decision where James represented the successful Respondent.
Pink Roccade –v- Thacker EAT 0316/03 19.9.03 (EAT) — A disability discrimination