Simon Cheves

Year of call 1980

Instructing Simon
For further information or to instruct Simon please contact one of our following clerks:

Zoe Bluck
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  • BA Hons Law (Dunelm)
  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Medico-Legal Society

Simon Cheves has extensive experience in the employment field, with particular emphasis on discrimination matters and issues relating to the Transfer of Undertakings. He also regularly appears on behalf of claimants and respondents in cases involving unfair dismissal, redundancy, breach of contract and other associated issues e.g. working time, minimum wages, unlawful deductions and bonuses. His practice covers both first instance and appellate jurisdictions.

Simon also has considerable experience in all aspects of clinical negligence and personal injury litigation. He has particular experience in medical accidents involving abdominal surgery, orthopaedics and obstetrics. His experience in personal injury litigation includes claims arising out of accidents at work, exposure to asbestos, road traffic accidents, Motor Insurers Bureau claims, accidents on the highway and occupiers’ liability including fatal accident claims.

Areas of expertise

Advisory and advocacy work for commercial entities (large and small) in respect of TUPE-related matters and general employment issues.

Advisory and advocacy work on behalf of Local Authorities and other public bodies in respect of discrimination and other employment issues.

Advisory and advocacy work on behalf of numerous commercial and charitable organisations in respect of discrimination and other employment issues.

Litigation relating to all aspects of employment disputes and discrimination issues.

Advisory and advocacy work on behalf of infant claimants arising out of medical accidents at birth.

Advisory and advocacy work on behalf of claimants arising out of surgical and clinical treatment.

Advisory and advocacy work in connection with all aspects of personal injury litigation including accidents at work, road traffic accidents, Motor Insurers Bureau claims, accidents on the highway and occupiers’ liability.

Advisory and advocacy work on behalf of claimants and defendants in connection with the development of asbestos-related diseases following exposure in the course of employment.

Notable Cases

  • Sidhu v Aerospace Composite Technology [2000] IRLR 602 CA
     
  • Sita (GB) Ltd v Burton [1997] IRLR 501 EAT
     

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