No5 barrister appointed as an Employment Judge

Thu, 29 Aug 2019

An experienced employment advocate at No5 Barristers’ Chambers has been appointed as an Employment Judge by The Lord Chancellor, The Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC MP.

Richard Adkinson will take up the role of a Salaried Employment Judge of the Employment Tribunals (England and Wales) from Monday, September 16. He will be assigned to the Midlands East Region in the principal hearing centre Leicester.

CEO and Director of Clerking Tony McDaid said: “It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Richard on this achievement. There is always a moment of pride for No5 when we see a barrister recognised in this way. Richard brings a wealth of knowledge with him as he has great experience in employment and discrimination law.”

Richard, who was called to the Bar in 2001, will be known as Employment Judge Adkinson.

He was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in 2015 and as a Deputy District Judge (Magistrates’ Court) in 2017.

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