April 24, 2012


Formed in 1994, the Employment Law Bar Association represents and supports UK barristers working in employment law. We are involved in government, and other, consultations as well as supporting our members through meetings, dinners and other events.

ELBA is run by its Executive Committee.

Chair: Deshpal Panesar, Old Square
Vice Chair: Diya Sen Gupta, Blackstone
Secretary: Mohinderpal Sethi, Littleton
Treasurer: Katharine Newton, Old Square

The other members of the committee are: Ben Cooper QC (Old Square), Rachel Crasnow QC (Cloisters), Charlotte Davies (Littleton) Sean Jones QC (11KBW), Martina Murphy (12KBW).

Michael Reed (FRU) and Colin Bourne (Kings Chambers) are co-opted to the committee

Assistant Secretary — Martina Murphy
Policy and Consultations — Rachel Crasnow QC / Sean Jones QC
Annual Dinner — Ben Cooper QC
Advocacy — Katharine Newton
IT/Website — Michael Reed
Northern Liaison — Colin Bourne