Samuel Burrett - Employment and Discrimination

Samuel Burrett - Employment and Discrimination profile

Sam gained significant exposure to employment law under the supervision of Heather Platt during pupillage. He has developed a keen interest in this area. He has been instructed in discrimination, unfair dismissal, breach of contract, and deduction of wages matters. He has acted pro bono on an EAT appeal on behalf of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Bar Pro Bono Unit.



Year of call: 2013
Areas of specialism:
  • Children Private Law
  • Criminal
  • Employment and Discrimination
  • Family Finance
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
  • Public Access and Direct Access
  • Regulatory and Disciplinary
  • 2013: University of Law, Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding)
  • 2012: University of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law (Commendation)
  • 2011: University of Exeter, BA Honours in Ancient History (2:1)
Professional associations:
  • Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL)
  • Bar Pro Bono Unit Panel Member
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Personal Injury Bar Association
Professional activities:
  • 2015: Lincoln’s Inn, Levitt Scholarship
  • 2013: Lincoln’s Inn, Buchanan Prize
  • 2011: University of Exeter, Final Year Commendation
Outside Interests:
  • In his spare time, Sam enjoys all manner of sports. He has competed internationally in hockey, and recently represented the Bar of England and Wales Cricket Club at the Lawyer’s World Cup in Brisbane. He is a keen runner, cyclist and tennis player.