About

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: Gavin Mansfield QC, Littleton
Vice Chair: Deshpal Panesar, Old Square
Secretary: Diya Sen Gupta, Blackstone
Treasurer: Mohinderpal Sethi, Littleton

The other members of the committee are: Simon Cheetham (Old Square), Ben Cooper (Old Square), Rachel Crasnow QC (Cloisters), Sean Jones QC (11KBW), Martina Murphy (Tanfield), Katharine Newton (Old Square) and Emily Gordon Walker (12KBW).

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

Portfolios:
Meetings and CPD — Martina Murphy
Policy and Consultations — Rachel Crasnow QC / Sean Jones QC
Annual Dinner — Ben Cooper / Emily Gordon Walker
Advocacy — Katharine Newton
IT/Website — Michael Reed
Northern Liaison — Colin Bourne