Albion Chambers



Broad Street



29 Park Street


0117 927 2144

Welcome to Albion Chambers

Albion Chambers was established over 100 years ago and has an excellent reputation across the Western Circuit for integrity, approachability and the highest quality of advice and advocacy.

Chambers is led by Adam Vaitilingam QC and has 74 barristers including three Queen’s Counsel. There are two door tenants, both of whom are Queen’s Counsel.




October 2014

At a glance: A recap of recent changes in Employment law – Jason Taylor
Striking out a case under Rule 37 – Paul Cook
Share transfers and TUPE: The correct approach – Monisha Khandker

April 2014

Relief from sanctions – Nicholas Sproull
Managing absence for mental ill-health – Liz Cunningham
The implied term of trust and confidence: Orthodoxy remains – Stephen Roberts

October 2013

Rowstock v Jessemey – Paul Cook
Out with the old, in with the … old? – Erinna Foley-Fisher
Employment Appeal Tribunal – Monisha Khandker

April 2013

TUPE – service provision change and solicitors – John Livesey
Issue estoppels and abuse of process – three recent decisions – Gemma Borkowski
Final written warnings – Simon Emslie

October 2012

Stays in Employment Proceedings – Philip Baggley
Singing in the rain – beware of the dancing umbrella – David Chidgey
Discrimination claims and contributions from separate respondents – Emily Brazenall

April 2012

Costs and supersonic bacon! – Richard Shepherd
Bias in professional disciplinary proceedings – Stephen Mooney
The Protection from Harassment Act 1997 – Simon Emslie
Freedom of choice for the insured? – James Cranfield

December 2011

EDT – surely this has been settled by now – Richard Shepherd
Cut pay and avoid liability? – John Livesey
Agency Worker Regulations – Liz Cunningham, Simon Emslie

May 2011

TILKE – A case study – Nicholas Sproull
Persona non grata – Simon Emslie
The construction conundrum – Gemma Borkowski

December 2010

‘Related to’ or ‘arising from’ – a difference without consequence – John Livesey
The defence of justification – Liz Cunningham
Pre-employment health questionnaires – Liz Cunningham

May 2010

Archaeologist wins constructive dismissal case…so what? – Jason Taylor
Prestatyn! – Richard Shepherd