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Lydia Banerjee

Lydia Banerjee

Call: 2007

Barrister

"An excellent barrister, whose advice is straightforward, pragmatic and to the point, and her client manner is superb and support invaluable"

Legal 500 - Employment

“Very thorough and diligent. Excellent decision-making skills. More than anything, Lydia understands the practicalities and sensitivities of working in the sports sector.”

Legal 500 - Sport

“One of the brightest young barristers at the set; she is super-bright, extreme and faultless in her level of preparation and has a fantastic bedside manner”

Chambers & Partners

“Adept at dealing with difficult issues before an international audience”

Legal 500 – Sport

“A future star of the Bar with all the required legal skill sets that exudes a sense of calm control”

Legal 500

Lydia Banerjee

"An excellent barrister, whose advice is straightforward, pragmatic and to the point, and her client manner is superb and support invaluable"

Legal 500 - Employment

“Very thorough and diligent. Excellent decision-making skills. More than anything, Lydia understands the practicalities and sensitivities of working in the sports sector.”

Legal 500 - Sport

“One of the brightest young barristers at the set; she is super-bright, extreme and faultless in her level of preparation and has a fantastic bedside manner”

Chambers & Partners

“Adept at dealing with difficult issues before an international audience”

Legal 500 – Sport

“A future star of the Bar with all the required legal skill sets that exudes a sense of calm control”

Legal 500

Contact

“An excellent barrister, whose advice is straightforward, pragmatic and to the point, and her client manner is superb and support invaluable” – Legal 500 – Employment 2020

“Very thorough and diligent.  Excellent decision-making skills.  More than anything, Lydia understands the practicalities and sensitivities of working in the sports sector.” – Legal 500 – Sport -2020

“Adept at dealing with difficult issues before an international audience” – Legal 500 – Sport – 2019

“A future star of the Bar with all the required legal skill sets that exudes a sense of calm control” – Legal 500 – Employment – 2019

One of the brightest young barristers at the set; she is super-bright, extreme and faultless in her level of preparation and has a fantastic bedside manner” – Chambers and Partners

 

Lydia is a practical and skilled advocate who integrates her personal and professional experience into her work.  As a Director and Company Secretary for over 15 years Lydia appreciates the business context in which disputes arise.  As chair of trustees for a registered children’s charity, Lydia has first-hand experience of the financial, regulatory and ethical challenges which face modern organisations.

It is no surprise that Lydia’s practice reflects her practical experience.

  • Lydia’s employment work has a particular focus on disability discrimination but also incorporates all areas of tribunal disputes and high court action in relation to bonuses and restrictive covenants.
  • Lydia’s injunctive work covers applications for freezing orders, delivery up, interim injunctions particularly in relation to restrictive covenants and other team move related orders.
  • Lydia’s sports law work covers work in relation to agency fee disputes, equality issues and disciplinary proceedings.
  • Lydia’s commercial practice covers disputes such as contractual interpretation, partnership disputes, shareholder disputes and directors’ duties.

Lydia has significant experience with clients in the financial, insurance, legal and retail sectors.

Employment Work: Tribunal and EAT

Employment Work: Injunctions

Sports Law

Commercial

Arbitration

Talks

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Professional Memberships

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