Stewart Patterson, barrister, construction and engineering, mediation, arbitration, technology

Gary Self

'He gives good commercial advice and has great client-handling skills.' 'He's an extremely robust advocate.' - Chambers and Partners 2014
'Experienced in employment matters, including police disputes' - Legal 500

Barrister since: 1991

Areas of expertise: Business & Commercial, Consumer, Contract, Employment

 Gary has been described in the Legal 500 as being “very good, one of the best on the Western Circuit for employment” and further by Chambers UK 2014 as ‘ a leader in the field’ of Employment matters.


Employment and Discrimination

Gary has a proven track record of success across the whole range of employment related disputes. He makes regular appearances in Employment Tribunals around the UK acting for substantial organisations in both the public and private sector as well as for individual claimants. He has extensive experience of employment disputes within the police. Gary has a great deal of litigation experience in complex discrimination issues. As an Employment Judge of some ten years Gary is able to bring a wealth of experience to any dispute.

In addition Gary has often dealt with restraint of trade cases in the County and High Court as well as other employment related commercial disputes. He has also appeared before the appropriate appellate courts.

Business and Commercial

Gary has undertaken a full range of civil litigation disputes and continues to do so both in the High Court and County Court.

Professional associations

Employment Lawyers Association

Outside Interests

Gary has a strong interest in all sports. He spends time refereeing and coaching rugby union now that his youth is a distant memory. His best recollection was that he was an outstanding player in his time but accepts that the mind can play tricks!

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