After attaining his Law degree, supported by a subsequent Masters in Employment Law, Damian McCarthy enjoyed a successful 18 year career as a Barrister. Earning a strong reputation for his uncompromising and tough approach, Damian McCarthy found himself increasingly in demand to represent clients in high profile cases against a range of large corporate organisations.
These weighty caseloads often necessitate the input of a whole legal team to ensure success. Since Barristers are not permitted by law to hire other lawyers, they are limited in the scope of cases they can take on. Damian McCarthy ceased his Barrister activity in favour of practicing as and Employment Law Advocate. In this way, Damian McCarthy is now able to engage support and legal staff, and other employment lawyers to assist him in preparing for cases. The result is a far superior service to Damian McCarthy’s clients.
Perhaps Damian McCarthy’s most visible and high profile client to-date was his representation of Moira Stuart in her case against the BBC. After allegedly losing regular slots on top BBC shows as a result of age discrimination, Damian McCarthy was hired to assist. The case was concluded when Damian McCarthy helped secure a significant result for Moira Stuart, and succeeded in raising the profile of age and sex discrimination cases across the country.
On the other side, Damian McCarthy has proved he is equally adept at representing an employer. When bank HBOS found themselves subject to an extensive claim of sexual harassment from firm manager Haley Tansey, they brought in Damian McCarthy to prepare their defence. Over a 3 week period Damian McCarthy successfully defended against each challenge raised by Tansey’s solicitor. Damian McCarthy won the case for HBOS.
In a further case, Damian McCarthy masterminded a win for 8 trade union members against FMC. This was a complex and protracted case involving Human Rights Law in addition to standard Employment Law issues. After securing a substantial payout against FMC for his clients, Damian McCarthy went on to defend a subsequent appeal.
It is clear from these, and many other cases, that Damian McCarthy is an extremely competent and able Employment Law Advocate. His attention to detail and wide knowledge of the law in this field make Damian McCarthy a formidable adversary for employees and organisations alike. Clients of Damian McCarthy know that in engaging his services, they are truly maximising their chances of success.