Tel: 0161 832 4036
Fax: 0161 832 0370
DX: 718200 Manchester 3

Practice Manager
Maria Rushworth
Arlington House
Bloom Street
M3 6AJ


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Top Ranked in Legal 500 2015 - 2020
"Kenworthy's Chambers has a mixed employer/employee practice and expertise in a range of areas attracts instructions from employers' organisations and statutory bodies, and is active in both the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Recent instructions include disability discrimination, TUPE and unfair dismissal cases. Home to employment specialists who primarily act for claimants, but also for employers, in proceedings including unfair dismissal, discrimination and whistleblowing."

The Employment Team at Kenworthy's Chambers is highly experienced and receives instructions across the entire breadth of employment law from both Claimants and Respondents. Kenworthy's Chambers is regarded as having a ‘particular strength' in employment law in the Legal 500. Our team nationally appear in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal and also advise employers and employees on matters that arise prior to or in the absence of litigation such as employment contracts, grievances and disciplinary procedures and policies, mediations and compromise agreements

A number of team members have a particular interest and expertise in discrimination claims due to receiving regular instructions in those types of cases. The Employment Team at Kenworthy's Chambers are highly experienced and receive instructions across the entire breadth of employment law to represent both Claimants and Respondents throughout the UK. The Employment Team deal with the following types of cases:

• Age discrimination
• Bonus payment disputes
• Confidential Company information
• Contractual disputes for individual employees, trade unions and business (including changing   collective terms and conditions)
• Disciplinary hearings before professional regulatory bodies including the General Medical Council and Nursing & Midwifery Council
• Disability discrimination
• Directors duties and senior employee disputes
• Equal pay
• Fixed term worker discrimination
• Maternity, parental leave, and flexible working
• Marital status and civil partnership discrimination
• Part time worker discrimination
• Pensions
• Public law and judicial review
• Pregnancy discrimination
• Professional sports related employment law issues and disputes
• Race discrimination
• Redundancy (individual and collective)
• Religious discrimination
• Restrictive covenants (including injunctive and springboard injunctive relief)
• Settlement Agreements
• Sex discrimination
• Sexual orientation discrimination
• Transgender rights and discrimination
• Unfair and wrongful dismissal
• Victimisation
• Whistleblowing and Protected Interest Disclosure
• Working Time claims
• Workplace based Protection from Harassment Act claims


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