Ashley Serr successfully acts for defendant in sexual discrimination claim

June 8, 2016

Ashley Serr of Exchange Chambers successfully acted for the Respondent Council in the sexual discrimination claim.

In the case of Blackpool v Baines Manchester ET 2016, a Tribunal determining an equal pay case has ruled for what is believed to be the first time that the Hay method of job evaluation is ‘analytical’ within the meaning of s.131 of the EqA. The ruling is significant as Hay is the most frequently used ‘JES’ in the world.

Ashley specialises in all aspects of employment law including TUPE, equal pay, restrictive covenants, discrimination and unfair dismissal. He appears in all Courts from the Employment Tribunal to the Supreme Court and has been involved in some of the key cases in TUPE, equal pay, National Minimum Wage and sexual discrimination over the last 10 years.

Ashley is a personable approachable client focused Barrister with over 20 years of experience specialising in the provision of expert legal advice to businesses of all sizes, Government Departments and individuals. While originally known as one of the leading employment juniors in the country Ashley’s practice has grown immeasurably in recent years and now also encompasses  contract disputes, restrictive covenant cases (involving employees, directors and shareholders) directors disqualification (both for directors and the Secretary of State) personal/corporate insolvency and judicial review.

Ashley is a member of the Employment Department at Exchange Chambers.