Douglas Leach

Douglas Leach Barrister
Guildhall Chambers

Douglas is a specialist employment & discrimination barrister. He has a well-rounded practice which encompasses all areas of employment, discrimination and collective labour law.

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Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 21 DEC 2015

Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in Griffiths v Secretary of State for Work and...

The new normal? Spotlight on atypical working arrangements 15 OCT 2015

The new normal? Spotlight on atypical working arrangements

(1) INTRODUCTION What is an 'atypical worker'? 1. 'Atypical worker' is not a...

“Limited costs” orders in the Court of Appeal 05 AUG 2014

“Limited costs” orders in the Court of Appeal

CPR 52.9A was introduced just over a year ago, providing further powers for the Court of Appeal...

Breach of confidence: A textbook case 04 AUG 2014

Breach of confidence: A textbook case

In Personnel Hygiene Services Ltd and ors v Rentokil Initial (UK) Ltd (t/a Initial Medical...

First appellate decision on discrimination ‘arising from' disability 24 JUL 2013

First appellate decision on discrimination ‘arising from' disability

by Douglas Leach, Guildhall Chambers The recent judgment of the EAT in IPC Media Ltd v Millar...