Damian Brown QC

The 'much in demand’ Damian Brown comes highly recommended for his specialist injunction work on strikes and industrial action, as well as his commercial experience particularly in the sphere of `business protection’.

Damian has also been involved in significant NHS injunctive work in disputes between Trusts and senior employees including the ground breaking case of Kulkarni v. Milton Keynes NHS Trust [2009] IRLR 289. His regulatory experience also crosses over into sports work.

Clients appreciate his “thorough knowledge of employment law and his keen appreciation of what judges will respond to” and is “commercial and a good negotiator”. Consistently identified in Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 as a leader in his field, he is described in the following terms:

  • "Fantastic, tactically sound barrister" (Chambers & Partners 2013)
  • "excellent client handling skills" (Chambers & Partners 2013)
  • "practical, down-to-earth and highly reassuring to clients" (Chambers & Partners 2013)
  • "instinctively knows when to fight and when to negotiate" (Chambers & Partners 2012)
  • "good at focusing on the issues that matter" (Legal 500)
  • "thoroughly deserves his elevation" (Legal 500)

Damian is currently Chair of the Employment Law Bar Association, a former member of the Bar Standards Board Professional Conduct Committee and a member of the Equality & Human Rights Commission Panel of Counsel.

Damian has security clearance at SC level and has rights of audience before the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts.

Damian is also in the "All-Time Top 40 Advocates" in the Equal Opportunities Review of IRLR reported cases.