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Chambers will be enforcing the New Standard Contractual Terms, which the Bar Council are introducing on the 31st January 2013. When instructing counsel at Temple Court Chambers the New Standard Terms wil be our usual terms of engagement, unless counsel and the Authorised Person have agreed to amend the terms to suit their needs

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Charles Mannan

BSc, International Relations
London School of Economics

Call: 1993
Inn: Lincoln’s

Areas of Practice
Employment, Immigration, Commercial, Arbitration

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Charles established Temple Court Chambers on 29 March 2005, with the aim of creating a dynamic and forward – thinking barristers' chambers with an international outlook.

Charles has a thriving practice, being instructed by solicitors and under direct access, primarily in employment(representing both employers and employees), immigration and asylum, commercial and financial matters, and he regularly appears in courts and tribunals at various levels. Mr Mannan has also assisted and represented in complex international Arbitration matters.

In 2003 Charles became a pupil supervisor and has so far trained 6 pupils.

Outside of the Bar, in the 1997 and 2005 General Elections Charles was a parliamentary candidate for the Labour Party, and continues to seek selection to become a member of parliament at the next general election. He is a member of the Fabian Society, Amnesty International, Liberty and the Human Rights Lawyers Association.

Mr Mannan has been listed as one of the 100 leading British citizens of Bangladeshi origin for 2013 by an independant panel. Full details appear on the BBPower 100 website.

Notable Cases

Pan v WestLB AG (2011) All ER (D) 100 (Aug)

MG (Degree Level Study) South Africa (2007) UKAIT 00067

Defoe v HM Prison Service (2007) All ER (D) 167 (Apr)

Martin and Another v Tameside Welfare Rights Unit Ltd (2003) All ER (D) 244 (Nov)

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