Rajiv Joshi Partner

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Contact Details

“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."”

Chambers and Partners 2019
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.

Significant expertise

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

Other expertise

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.”

Chambers UK 2018

Expertise

Rajiv’s Blog

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It is 68 years ago yesterday, that the NHS was born.

Articles by Rajiv

Protections extended for whistleblowers

Article

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.

Recruiting an age diverse workforce, why should it be done and how

Article

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?

Reliance on previously expired warnings when dismissing

Article

Can an employer dismiss for misconduct when there have been several previous incidents but all warnings have expired? We consider a recent case on the relevance of expired warnings.

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Speaking Engagements

Employment Club Seminar - March 7
Southampton

Come and join us at our Employment Club Seminar in Reading on 7 March.

Employment Club Seminar - Reading 26 Sep
Southampton

Come and join us at our Employment Club Seminar in Reading on 26 September.

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