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Steve Cottingham


Steve Cottingham qualified as a solicitor in 1981 and has practiced as a lawyer ever since. As a partner in Seifert Sedley Williams, Thompsons and O H Parsons, and recently for a national trade union, he has advised and represented individuals and institutional clients on a wide variety of employment law, and related, issues.

 Steve has represented clients in Employment Tribunals, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the civil courts. He has also appeared before the Certification Officer for Trade Unions and at the European Court of Justice as well as having experience of advising on applications before the Central Arbitration Committee and being involved in applications to the European Court of Human Rights.

Notable Cases

National Coal Board v Nash EAT 1986

Betts and others v Brintel and KLM CA 1997

Caulfield and others v Harrison Clay Products and others ECJ 2006

Malone v British Airways plc CA 2010

British Airways plc v Mak and others CA 2011


RT @lccsa We fought the Government’s attempts to consolidate the profession through two tiers . We will offer contracts based on volume the Government said . They settled with contracts which have ground providers down . Two in one day is not simply down to bad luck pic.twitter.com/lJWL2hE6Au

About 3 weeks ago from Powell Spencer's Twitter via Twitter for Android

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