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Eleanor Wheeler

Call 2014
Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email eleanor.wheeler@42br.com

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Introduction

Eleanor undertook pupillage at 42 Bedford Row and has been a tenant since 2016. She has a broad civil practice and accepts instructions in the following areas:

Employment

Eleanor undertakes a significant amount of employment law work. She is regularly instructed on multi-day trials involving:

  • Complex discrimination;
  • Whistleblowing;
  • Breach of contract;
  • Redundancy;
  • Unfair dismissal, including constructive unfair dismissal;
  • Unlawful deduction from wages;
  • Complex remedy issues; and
  • Costs awards.

She represents both claimants and respondents and undertakes work for a variety of clients, from previously unrepresented individual claimants to large, institutional respondents. Her employer client base includes banks, supermarkets, transport sector organisations, and manufacturers.

Eleanor provides straightforward and practical advice on settlement and litigation tactics, including advice in group actions and claims involving multiple respondents.

As well as extensive experience in Employment Tribunals across the country, Eleanor has experience of actions in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and currently has three ongoing EAT matters. She regularly accepts instructions in matters involving reconsideration.

Eleanor is a member of the ELA. 

Qualifications & Awards

  • BA in English Literature, Bristol University
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (Commendation), City Law School
  • Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding), City Law School
  • Lincoln’s Inn Cassell Scholar

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