EJS is an award winning law firm (UK Discrimination Law Firm of the Year (2019)) which is best
known for its high-profile and innovative work
in the fields of discrimination law and whistle-blowing. It has run over 3,500 claims and recovered
over £32 million in compensation for claimants. It carries out advocacy at the ET and EAT as well as
acting as a solicitor. Its Director is presently the only UK lawyer (QC, barrister or solicitor) to have
won two of the Top 10 UK awards as an advocate.
Its achievements include:
It has won the second highest UK whistle-blower award (Howard Shaw) and has achieved several £ million settlements (eg: in 2019 and 2020).
It ran the Baby P whistle-blower claim (Nevres Kemal) which forced the Government to establish an independent inquiry.
It won the school whistle-blower claim (Colin Cook), which forced the Saudi Arabian government to issue new school textbooks to replace the discriminatory
"Jews are monkeys and Christians are pigs" books.
It has won the third (and fourth) highest UK discrimination awards.
Its Director defeated the Government of the USA on a sex discrimination claim.
It defeated HSBC and the Sun newspaper on race discrimination claims.
It defeated the Ministry of Defence on a sex discrimination claim and the DWP on a race claim.
EJS acts for workers (employees, casual workers and the self-employed),
trade unions and responsible employers.
EJS offers City quality advice at affordable rates.
It has pioneered "affordable representation" to try to ensure that its
clients are not costed out of justice.
This means we deploy fixed/capped fees, lower hourly rates and, exceptionally, for employees,
no win, no fee (25% plus vat) agreements.
It regularly handles £ multi-million claims and recently achieved
an £8.5 million settlement.