Darren Finlay is the head of our civil team.
Darren deals with unfair dismissal and discrimination cases and has experience of long trials and group litigation. Darren also has experience in professional disciplinary hearings, health & safety prosecutions and defences/mitigation, and partnership and commercial disputes including restrictive covenants.
Darren has advised major local authorities and public clients on redundancies and restructuring and appeared at tribunal and EAT on discrimination, redundancy and unfair dismissal claims for claimants and respondents.
- Mr Jackie Burton V West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority 2013 UKEAT/0026/13 — Darren appeared for the respondent in a redundancy/unfair dismissal appeal in which it was held a short consultation can still be fair if a more detailed consultation would have been futile
Darren Finlay may accept Public Access work, where he can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.