Jonathan Gidney

Call: 1991


Jonathan has been recognised as a leading junior in the Midlands for Employment Law since 2005. He can digest large amounts of information quickly and has an excellent eye for detail. He is tenacious in Tribunal, yet able to get the best out of his witnesses. Jonathan excels in multiday complex Tribunal claims. Appears predominantly on the respondent side of claims for local authorities, NHS trusts and private sector clients. He is a qualified mediator.  Expertise: “He is very well organised and prepared, takes time to understand the bundle and has a very good manner with clients.” “He is excellent on very technical issues – he flourishes when making difficult technical legal arguments.”  CHAMBERS UK 2015. The Legal 500 (2013 Ed) noted his ‘wide breath of knowledge’ and ‘confident, relaxed approach’. Chambers & Partners (2013Ed) noted his ‘friendly and mild-mannered approach’ along with his ability to dispense ‘detailed and pragmatic advice, which has won him the respect of clients and instructing solicitors alike’.

Jonathan represents clients all across England and Wales and accepts instructions to appear in Scotland.

Qualifications and Appointments:

BA Hons

CEDR qualified Mediator

Articles and Publications:

Justifying Age Discrimination – the Law after Seldon and Homer -St Phiips Newsletter February 2013

Bias in Tribunal – ELA Briefing – April 2009

Walking the Reference Tightrope – New Law Journal – September 2001

Connected Lender Liability – New Law Journal – May 2006


Employment Lawyers Association

Employment Law Bar Association

My Expertise