Faizul Azman

Year of Call: 2018
Email Address: faizul.azman@3pb.co.uk
Telephone: 020 7583 8055

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Employment and discrimination

Faizul Azman acts for both claimants and respondents and accepts instructions in all areas of employment law.  His previous experiences in holding senior management positions in a variety of roles provide him with an in-depth understanding of HR and workplace matters, particularly public and quasi-public bodies like local authorities, government departments, HM Armed Forces, police and fire authorities, government agencies and  universities/colleges/schools.

Faizul is a barrister regularly instructed in a number of employment matters both nationwide in the UK and internationally.  His recent work includes:

  • Conducting pre-action disclosure for an international organisation in response to a constructive unfair dismissal of a CEO worth US$5m;
  • Unpaid holiday pay where a claimant accrued holiday pay whilst on long term sick leave having only worked for 9 weeks;
  • A remedy hearing where an employer went into liquidation during proceedings, and advising the claimant on what could be claimed through the National Insurance Fund;
  • Contractual claims;
  • All forms of discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.

Faizul has particular interest and experience within the following areas of employment law:

  • All aspects of unfair dismissal including constructive unfair dismissal
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Contractual claims
  • All areas of discrimination

Publications

  • 1st May 2020

    SMO v Hywel Dda University Health Board [2020] EWHC 727 (QB)
     
    The Court found in favour of the claimant, a consultant surgeon, to restrain the defendant from continuing a working relationships investigation into his alleged conduct, competence or behaviour, whilst carrying out disciplinary proceedings in parallel.

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Recommendations

“… I must say that he was excellent, and the help he provided assisted greatly in a positive result.  His notes were excellent and his involvement during the hearing cross checking etc. under considerable pressure was well beyond that which you would expect from his level of qualification”
Partner, Regional Solicitors (Regulatory – disciplinary proceedings)

“A great result”
Solicitor (Employment – remedies hearing)

“Thank you for your counsel yesterday, [the client] is pleased with the outcome of the hearing”
Solicitor (Employment – final hearing)

“Notwithstanding the result, my clients were very impressed with Mr Azman”
Solicitor (Commercial)

“… Overall my experience of instructing Faizul has been very positive and I did seek to instruct him again, though he was unavailable on this occasion… I look forward to instructing him again”
Solicitor, Local Authority (Education – SEN Appeal)

“I wanted to let you know what a good job Faizul did Clerking the School appeals for us.  He was always on time (no mean feat given the distance he travelled), prepared and ready for action… All in all the service he provided was excellent and I would have no qualms about using Faizul again, or recommending his services”
Local Authority (Education – School Admission Appeals)

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Academic qualifications

  • LLB (Hons) Law Accelerated Route – 2:1
  • BPTC (The University of Law, London) – Very Competent

Scholarships

  • The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Scholarship, Major Award, Middle Temple

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