Tim Forer Barrister

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Contact Details

“Tim Forer is a specialist in contentious employment matters, including advisory and advocacy work. He appears regularly in Employment Tribunal hearings and in courts martial, and offers extensive knowledge of the marine sector and its related employment issues.”

Chambers and Partners 2019

“Tim Forer is singled out for his adept handling of contentious respondent work.”

Legal 500 2018
Tim is highly experienced in employment law and specialises in advocacy. He also provides practical, commercial advice to organisations. Tim is a supervisor of Employment Tribunal work amongst other matters.

Main areas of practice

He has specialised in advocacy since his earlier career with the Royal Navy as an officer and a barrister, where he regularly appeared in Courts Martial, and more recently in private practice where he represents clients at employment tribunals, including the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Other expertise

Seminars: Tim regularly speaks on employment law and related matters at seminars and workshops.

“He is very commercially aware and gives pragmatic advice. He is highly knowledgeable and provides great customer service.”

Chambers UK 2018

Expertise

Tim’s Blog

Regs exemption for SMEs extended

Tim Forer discusses the extension of new regulation exemption for SMEs.

Articles by Tim

Proposed reform to Employment law rights – what are the most significant?

News

It's being hailed by the Government as the "largest upgrade in workers' rights in over a generation", taking forward almost all the recommendations of the Taylor Review, but are the proposed changes really as dramatic as that?

Autumn Budget 2017 - what does this mean for employers and pensions?

News

In his Budget, Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced that the Government was resolved to look forward and not backwards and to produce a "balanced approach" to prepare Britain for the future.

Mental Health report 'Thriving at Work' published

Article

The 'Thriving at Work' report shows shocking statistics about mental health in the workplace. Our expert, Tim Forer, looks at what businesses can do to look after the mental health of their employees'.

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Supreme Court rules on meaning of ‘unfavourable treatment’

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Suspending an employee from work

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