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Paul Gilroy KC secures declaratory relief and final injunction for USDAW to restrain Tesco's "fire and re-hire"

3rd February, 2022

The practice of "fire and re-hire" is controversial. A recent attempt to introduce new legislation in this area to enhance worker protections was thwarted at the second reading of the Employment and Trade Union Rights (Dismissal and Re-engagement) Bill in October 2021.

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9 St John Street delighted to announce Lee Bronze has joined the Employment Team from Kenworthy Chambers

1st February, 2022

Chambers is delighted to announce that Lee Bronze has joined the Employment Team from Kenworthy Chambers.

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Louise Quigley successfully resists appeal from the ET findings of a full Polkey and contributory fault deduction

26th January, 2022

The Claimant appealed a 100% Polkey and contributory fault finding. The Tribunal had accepted that there had been failings in the investigation, together with other procedural failings which rendered the dismissal unfair.

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Simon Blakebrough appointed as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates Court)

20th January, 2022

Nine St John Street Chambers offers its congratulations to Simon Blakebrough for being appointed as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates Court)...

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Jaime Hamilton KC and Matthew Curtis prosecute four men for the murder of a teenager

17th January, 2022

Four men have been jailed for life for the murder of 17-year-old Josiah Norman, killed in a knife attack in Salford in April 2021.

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We are seeking applicants for a Fees Clerk

12th January, 2022

A vacancy has arisen for a Fees Clerk to join the team on a full-time basis.

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Louise Quigley appears in ET addressing whether a fear of catching COVID19 is a protected belief under the Equality Act 2010

6th January, 2022

Representing the Respondent, Louise successfully persuaded the Employment Tribunal that the Claimant's fear, albeit genuine, did not meet the criteria in Granger plc v. Nicholson [2010] IRLR 4.

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Catherine Cundy prosecutes Doctor who is struck off for wrongly treating cancer patients on ultrasound machine he co-owned

16th December, 2021

Doctor Paul Miller is struck off for wrongly treating cancer patients on ultrasound machine he co-owned without telling them he had financial interest in the device.

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Family Festive Walk

6th December, 2021

Members of Chambers and their families set off on Sunday morning on a 10K "festive family walk" from Chambers to Salford Media City and back to help raise funds for William Hamilton's daughter Anna who was diagnosed with advanced liver cancer back in December 2020.

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An evening of celebration for 9 St John Street

30th November, 2021

On 26th November 2021, 9 St John Street was pleased to be able to congratulate the success of 6 former members of chambers in their appointments to full time judicial posts.

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