Rajiv Joshi

Contact details

07816 325964

0118 955 3035


I don't like legal answers, I just like commercial answers that fit the business, and Rajiv is very good at providing cost-effective advice that fits a proportionate risk-based solution for the issue at hand.

General Counsel, 2022

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.


Rajiv completed his Legal Practice Course at the Oxford Institute of Legal Practice after finishing his LLM (Masters in Law) at LSE (University of London). Rajiv qualified in 2005.

Contact details

07816 325964

0118 955 3035


Top Ranked Uk Chambers 2018 Legal 500 Next Generation Lawyer 2017
  • Employment Lawyers Association

Meet Rajiv

Significant Experience

  • 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

Additional 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


"Rajiv Joshi is happy to act almost as a direct adviser, he is always at the end of a phone and offers immediate support to our business when we need it."

Legal 500, 2022

"Risk-based, understands our business and what we want to achieve, upskills our team for dealing directly with the challenges we face."

Legal 500, 2021

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 Joshi has expertise in complex discrimination and TUPE matters and advising in the niche areas of police and health sector workforce issues.

Legal 500, 2020

Extremely proactive, responsive, professional and prompt, and his advice is always focused around the client.

Chambers & Partners UK, 2018

Insights by Rajiv


5 April - Rajiv Joshi

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17 March - Rajiv Joshi

The focus was on talent management at our Employment webinar on 12 May 2022, where our experts looked at recruitment, engagement and retention.

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2 January - Rajiv Joshi

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