Selwyn is a leading Employment Silk. Renowned for the texbook "Employment Covenants and Confidential Information", which is regularly cited to and by Judges, Selwyn regularly advises on substantial business and commercial disputes, and has particular experience in the interface between employment law and other disciplines such as intellectual property, fiduciary duties, partnership law and conflict of laws.
Selwyn's combination of knowledge, "superb advocacy" and the ability to "make highly complex arguments sound like common sense", mean that solicitors and clients favour him as their primary adviser. Solicitors describe how he is "wonderful before clients - so positive, so supportive and very direct in his advice" and "vastly intelligent, but without an inch of pomposity".
Selwyn is consistently rated as a leading Silk in employment law by Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500, who describe him in the following terms: