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 four Queen’s Counsel. There are two door tenants, both of whom are Queen’s Counsel.




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

November 2009

TUPE – service provision change – John Livesey
Deception not necessary for a contract to be a sham – Monisha Khandker
Legal representation at internal disciplinary hearings – Liz Cunningham

May 2009

Restrictive contracts – Jason Taylor
Stress Relief – Richard Shepherd

December 2008

Causation and the compensatory award – Gemma Borkowski
Changes to the law on disability discrimination – Liz Cunningham
Redundancy – the dreaded ‘R’ word – Richard Shepherd

May 2008

Over-adjusting; what is now ‘reasonable’ under the DDA? – John Livesey
Costs v wasted costs – Nicholas Sproull
Sorry, but we are changing your hours – Michael Cullum

November 2007

‘Without Prejudice’ – How privileged are you? – Michael Cullum
Faux follicle frivolity – TUPE 2006 – Richard Shepherd
Enforcing covenants – Jason Taylor

November 2006

Section 98A(2) Era 1996 : which way now? – John Livesey
Personality dismissals – Nick Sproull
Taking the first step in the Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures – Gemma Borkowski