Anthony Johnston Employment

Call: 1993

Introduction

Anthony has practised in Birmingham throughout his professional life, starting at 1 Fountain Court before moving to St Philips following the merger of those two sets in 2002.

Anthony now practices predominantly in the fields of employment and personal injury, in which he undertakes a wide variety of work, as well as acting for claimants in civil actions against both police and prison authorities. The Legal 500 2010, note him to be the ultimate professional and ideal counsel for those complex matters that just need that something extra. In addition to these core areas of his practice, Anthony also continues to undertake some criminal work, something which he has done throughout his time at the Bar, having particular experience in defending in cases involving serious sexual offences.

Anthony is fluent in written and spoken Italian, having previously lived and worked in Italy.

He also has a good working knowledge of French and Spanish, having studied the former to A-Level

What the directories say:

“The ultimate professional and the ideal counsel for those complex matters that just need that something extra.”   The Legal 500 2010

Reported Cases:

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust v Westwood UKEAT/0032/09

Qualifications and Appointments:

Bromsgrove School
BA (Hons) Cantab (Magdalene College, Law)

Memberships:

Employment Lawyers Association
Employment Law Bar Association


Employment

Anthony has practised in Birmingham throughout his professional life, starting at 1 Fountain Court before moving to St Philips following the merger of those two sets in 2002.

Whilst Anthony has practised in employment throughout his time at the Bar, he has increasingly focused upon this area of his practice in recent years.

Whilst a vastly experienced and fearless advocate, Anthony prides himself outside the courtroom as providing a user-friendly and approachable service to lay and professional clients alike at all stages of the litigation process.

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