Viewing: Employment for Oliver Lawrence

Oliver joined Chambers in 2019 having completed his pupillage at No5.
Before commencing pupillage, Oliver regularly appeared in the Employment Tribunal as an advocate through FRU. During his second six and since obtaining tenancy at No5, Oliver has continued to develop his practice in employment law. He has significant experience of discrimination and whistleblowing cases, as well as unfair dismissal, unlawful deductions, and TUPE.
Oliver represented the claimant in the EAT in Dogra v Acetrip (UKEATPA/0329/18/BA). The judgment has since been reported as an authority on the test for out of time appeals. The final hearing involved complicated issues of remedy.
Since his second six, Oliver has developed an advisory practice alongside his Tribunal work. He has advised clients on a range of issues including discriminatory hiring practice, worker status, and the TUPE Regulations.
Oliver finished as a runner up in the Inner Temple Advocacy Competition 2019.
Notable Cases
Mr A Dogra v Acetrip Limited (ET/3200557/2016)
Oliver successfully brought a claim for unfair dismissal in this whistleblowing case which centred on allegations of dishonesty, extortion and fraud.
Mr A Dogra v Acetrip Limited (UKEATPA/0329/18/BA)
Successful resistance of an application to extend time to appeal.
Mr A Dogra v Acetrip Limited (UKEAT/0238/18/BA).
Remedy appeal on issues of remoteness.

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