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Robin Allen Esq QC

Full Title: Robin Allen Esq QC
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 9.6.2004
Call Date: 26.11.1974

Education: Rugby School 1964-68; University College, Oxford 1969-72; MA in PPE

Admission: 13 April 1972; Call 26 November 1974;  MT Committees: Education; Treasurer, Co-organiser and first Treasurer, Free Representation Unit 1973; Secretary, Lambeth Central CLP 1977; Advisor to Legal Action Group 1978-80; Chairman, London Youth Advisory Centre 1984-90; Chairman, Board of Governors, Eleanor Palmer Primary School 1988-91; Advisor to Local Government Gp Institute Public Relations 1988-90; Chairman, Brandon Centre for Psychotherapy 1991-93; Expert adviser to EC on law affecting most disadvantaged, 1993; Member, Committee Employment Bar Association 1994; Chairman Committee, Employment Law Bar Association 1997-99; Founded the Employment Law Appeal Advisers Service with Master Bean, 1997; Member of Bar Council 1999-2001and 2013-; Chairman, Bar in the Community 2000-02; Assistant Recorder 1997-2000; Member, Home Office Human Rights Task Force, 1999-2001; Recorder 2000-; Chairman, Bar Pro Bono Unit 2000-02; Chairman,of Bar Conference Organising Board 2001-02; Special Adviser to the Disability Rights Comm 2002-07; Head of Chambers 2002; Joint Head of Chambers 2002-05;  Member, Age Concern and Age Europe, 2004-09; Consultant, Age Concern and Age Europe 2004-09; Trustee of the London Bombing Relief Charitable Fund 2005-08; Patron, Andrea Adams Trust 2008-09; Member, European Social Platform Virtual Network of Legal Experts 2009-; Consultant, Age UK 2012-

Publications: How to Prepare a Case for an Industrial Tribunal, 1987 (ed & contrib); Bar Council Study Guide to the Human Rights Act 2000 and revised ed 2004; Employment Law and Human Rights, 2002 and 2nd ed. 2007; Family Rights at Work 2012; The Legal Framework and Social Consequences of Free Movement of Persons in the European Union, 1998 (contrib); Women, Work and Inequality 1999; Anti-discrimination: the way forward, 1999; Race Discrimination: developing and using a new legal framework, 2000; Bullen & Leake’s Precedents of Pleadings, 2000; The Legal Regulation of the Employment Relationship, 2001; Equality Law in an Enlarged Europe, 2007; Blackstone’s Guide to the Equality Act 2010 2nd ed, 2012

Recreations: Family life; Fishing; Fireworks

Clubs: Oxford; Vincent’s