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Employment law strike action and strike breaking

Speaker: Alex Adamou
Chambers: 33 Bedford Row

As the year of discontent continues in the UK, employment law specialist Alex Adamou takes a timely deep dive into the legislation concerning strike action and strike breaking, offering an essential update for all those working in this field.

• Strike action or other action?
• What is taking part?
• Unofficial, official, protected
• What can an employer do?

Relevant law

Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992
Employment Rights Act 1996
Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/3319)
Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (SI 2022/852
Faust & others v Power Packing Casemakers Ltd [1983] IRLR 117
Tramp Shipping Corp v Greenwich Marine Inc [1979] ICR 261 (CA)
Connex South-Eastern Ltd v RMT [1999] IRLR 249 (CA)
Lookers of Bradford v Marvin EAT/332/80
Bolton Roadway Ltd v Edwards [1987] IRLR 392 (EAT)
Secretary of State v ASLEF [1972] ICR 19
Sunderland Polytechnic v Evans [1993] IRLR 196

Alex has developed a thriving Civil, Commercial, Employment and Regulatory Practice and regularly represents clients in various aspects of civil and commercial litigation including complex, multi-day cases. Alex’s practice covers Commercial and Chancery Law as well as Personal and Corporate Insolvency.

He has also appeared before the Court of Protection (DoLs) on numerous occasions. Alex has assisted at all stages in proceedings including applications under the Mental Health act for detention and treatment. Alongside his Mental Health practice he has a keen interest in discrimination, whistleblowing, unfair and wrongful dismissal, and equal pay claims in Employment Law.

In addition to his civil work Alex appears in various Magistrate’s Courts. Alex increasingly appears in the Crown Court and has experience in dealing with all aspects of criminal law including the Youth Court.

Finally Alex also represents individuals in various aspects of Family Law. This include Non-Molestation Orders, Occupation Orders, and Child Arrangement Orders.