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Ian Scott

Call: 1991

“His smooth, calm and professional manner, coupled with good humour, endears him to clients. He always carries the confidence of those around him and keeps his cross-examination short and effective.”

Chambers & Partners 2018

“A heavy hitting senior junior and a formidable advocate.”

Chambers & Partners 2016

“He’s a barrister of choice for multi-area discrimination cases.”

Chambers & Partners

Overview

Chambers & Partners says that Ian Scott is “a heavy hitting senior junior and a formidable advocate” and “he’s a barrister of choice for multi-area discrimination cases.” Ian has a strong specialist practice in employment law. He is a recognised leading junior in the field.

Ian is instructed in a substantial number of sensitive and high-value discrimination claims including whistleblowing, race and sex discrimination. Ian has detailed knowledge of employment issues in the public sector in particular the NHS and local government.  For example, he recently appeared in the widely publicised NHS whistleblowing cases of Dr Hayley Dare v. West London Mental Health NHS Trust UKEATPA/0194/15/MC; and Dr K.J.Beatt v. Croydon Health Services NHS Trust UKEATPA/1133/14/JOJ.

Ian also advises and appears in private sector employment issues, both collective and individual, including sectors such as the car industry.

Ian has specialist knowledge of trade union and labour law including recognition. He is experienced in appearing before the Central Arbitration Committee.

Furthermore, Ian has trained as and has held the position of a part-time employment tribunal judge. In addition, to his legal background he has an M.Sc. in Industrial Relations from the London School of Economics and has experience as an elected councillor in a London borough.

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Employment & Discrimination


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Olivia Moliterno

Team Leader & Assistant to Senior Clerk
Olivia Moliterno 020 7269 0477 moliterno@oldsquare.co.uk

William Meade

Senior Clerk
William Meade 020 7269 0360 wmeade@oldsquare.co.uk
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