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Anisa Niaz-Dickinson

  • Year of call: 2004



Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2017 & 2018:
"Adept at handling complex and high-profile cases in the Employment Tribunal and the EAT. She is experienced in handling a wide range of employment concerns including whistle-blowing, unfair dismissal, discrimination and harassment. She handles cases for both claimants and respondents."
Strengths: "She pays great attention to detail, provides quality advice and always puts clients at their ease, explaining complex legal matters in a straightforward manner."
Recent work: Acted for the respondent in P Midgeley v ESP Global Services, a hearing involving claims of racial and age discrimination as well as unfair dismissal.

Ranked Tier 1 in Legal 500 2016 & 2017:
Anisa is recommended in the Legal 500 2016 and 2017 for her employment practice. The Legal 500 2017 describes her as being "persuasive, diligent and tenacious".

Anisa Niaz has a background in employment discrimination. She has worked as a Policy Officer for renowned non-governmental organisations such as JUSTICE, the all party law reform and human rights organisation; the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE); and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE-ODIHR).

Anisa was called to the Bar in October 2004 and went on to complete pupillage at Doughty Street Chambers in London. She joined Kenworthy's Chambers in January 2007.

Reported Cases

  • E.Osifo v British Gas Trading Limited (2017) 2400140/2017
  • Lesley Ham v Beardwood Humanities College [2015] UKEATPA/0996/14/MC
  • Onyango v Berkeley Solicitors [2013] UKEAT/0407/12
  • Court of Appeal:  Arthur v London Eastern Railway Ltd (trading as Stansted Express) [2006] EWCA Civ 1358 : Leading case on jurisdiction.

Professional Memberships & Publications

  • Employment Lawyers Association