Michael Duggan QC
Regional Representative, Upper South East
UpperSERegionalRep [at] elaweb.org.uk
Michael specialises in employment law, restraint of trade and business protection, commercial and regulatory law.
He regularly appears in the tribunals and EAT as well as County and High Court, including Court of Appeal, and has been involved in many reported cases.
He advises on contentious and non contentious matters and deals with all areas of discrimination, wrongful and unfair dismissal, redundancies and dismissals/variation of employment contracts arising out of reorganisations. He has particular expertise in restrictive covenant and business protection cases, large value wrongful dismissals. commercial agency case in the High Court and discrimination, harassment, trade union law including labour/industrial disputes and whistleblowing and disability and stress cases in the Courts and Tribunals.
Michael also practices in commercial law including, in particular, applications for interim injunctions and freezing orders and building and construction law, health and safety, regulatory/disciplinary issues concerning medical profession, sports and financial services professional negligence commercial agency, education including SENDIST.
Recognised consistently by the legal directories for many years, Michael was a member of a well know set of chambers for 33 years, before leaving at the end of 2017 to become an independent practitioner and to pursue his publishing interests.
Michael is not a statutory director of the company.