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Old Square Chambers appear today before the Supreme Court in Hartley & Ors v King Edward VI College


Old Square Chambers appear today before the Supreme Court in Hartley & Ors –v- King Edward VI College, the leading challenge concerning an Employer’s entitlement to withhold salary in respect of strike action.

Appearing on behalf of the Appellant: Oliver Segal QC, leading Katharine Newton, instructed by Thompsons Solicitors LLP

Appearing on behalf of the Respondent: Ben Cooper, being led by Thomas Linden QC, instructed by Blake Morgan LLP.


Strike action, union, king George college, Hartley, supreme court

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Oliver Segal QC 020 7269 0360 Email

Katharine Newton QC

Katharine Newton QC 020 7269 0357 Email

Ben Cooper QC

Ben Cooper QC 020 7269 0360 Email

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