Rajiv Joshi Partner
“Rajiv Joshi has extensive experience defending discrimination claims and also advises frequently on TUPE and all manner of corporate personnel issues. A client says: "He understands our questions very easily and is very clear in his responses."”
Rajiv has experience in a variety of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues. Rajiv is a supervisor of Employment Tribunal work amongst other matters.
Main areas of practice
Rajiv's work includes unfair dismissal, discrimination, jurisdictional matters and the employment aspects of corporate transactions. He also drafts and advises on directors’ service agreements, employment contracts, staff handbooks and settlement agreements.
General Employment clients:
- Involved in a landmark case at the House of Lords in relation to the territorial scope of unfair dismissal law
- Investigating and completing a report in relation to a complicated internal grievance on behalf of a large metropolitan police force involving multiple allegations at a senior level
Health & Social Care:
- Acting for a Primary Care Trust and successfully disposing of a complex tribunal claim relating to disability and race discrimination
- Acting for a registered charity in the social care sector on all general employment law matters, and successfully defending multiple Tribunal claims in relation to disability, race and sex discrimination as well as unfair dismissal
Seminars: Rajiv regularly presents training on employment law topics - either as part of Blake Morgan's Breakfast Clubs, or for in-house training for clients
“Extremely proactive, responsive, professional and prompt, and his advice is always focused around the client.”
Articles by Rajiv
Are you ready for the April 2019 Employment law developments?
The Court of Appeal has held that a whistleblower's colleagues can be personally liable for dismissal-related detriments and the losses flowing from the dismissal.
Discrimination in relation to age has been, and still is, a prevalent issue within the UK workforce, writes Rajiv Joshi. However, attitudes need to change so how can employers avoid unconscious bias and age discrimination?
Related Knowledge & Resources
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Matthew Smith discusses a recent Supreme Court decision that confirmed a common-sense approach to the meaning of ‘unfavourable treatment’ under section 15 of the Equality Act 2010.
A recent Court of Appeal decision provides useful guidance for employers and held that there is no breach of the implied term of trust and confidence where there is reasonable and proper cause to suspend an employee from work pending investigations.
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