Richard Powell is a barrister of 22 years’ experience who has specialised exclusively in employment law for the last 15 years, acting for both business and government clients. He has also been a part time Employment Judge for a number of years.
Richard is noted for his advocacy and client service and is adept at working with senior executives on discrimination and unfair dismissal claims. We at Bramhalls trust Richard completely, with our clients’ business.
Richard is a noted employment law practitioner in the “Chambers” and “Legal 500” guides:
– “He has a calming influence over the clients at all times. His ability to grasp anything relating to the client’s business structure is excellent.”
– “Calm leadership and meticulous preparation.”
– “He’s bright and picks things up quickly. Clients like him – he’s good in tribunal and gets good results.”
Richard has substantial experience in advising employers in housing, NHS trusts, local government, education, retail transport and financial services. His primary skills lie in tactical preparation of contested cases in employment tribunals, advocacy, internal disciplinary investigations, mediation, TUPE transfer issues and equal pay.