Congratulations to Laura Prince who has been appointed as a Deputy Chair of the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC). Appointments to the CAC are made by the Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy. Each application brough before the CAC is decided by a panel of three people who are appointed by the CAC Chairman, Mr Stephen Redmond. The panel consists of a Deputy Chair, one Employer Member and one Worker Member.
Laura is an employment law specialist, regularly appearing in the employment tribunals, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal. Laura acts for both applicants and respondents in cases involving unfair and wrongful dismissal, unlawful deductions from wages, redundancy and all forms of discrimination. She has extensive experience of multiple equal pay litigation – regularly appearing opposite Queen’s Counsel – and has acted for over 1000 claimants in one case. Laura has also appeared in the Court of Justice of the European Union and the Supreme Court on a complex TUPE transfer matter. Laura has experience of restraint of trade clauses in both the High Court and County Court.
To find out more about the appointments to the membership of the Central Arbitration Committee, please see here.