Direct Access Barrister

Michael Richard Salter

Direct Access Barrister

Michael Richard Salter

I am a receptive and experienced employment lawyer. Widely praised for my approachability and ability to explain matters in a clear no-nonsense manner, clients value my commercial approach. I understand the concerns clients have with litigation and aim to reduce that worry, uncertainty and confusion that it brings.

• I have specialised in employment law for over 15 years;
• ranked by both and as a leading barrister in this field for the past 8 years;
• “Michael Salter is extremely knowledgeable, he is calm, he is excellent with clients and he uses his experience and knowledge to great effect when representing them.” Chambers and Partners 2023
• “Clear in his advice, well-organised and inspires confidence in his clients and is appropriately assertive in his advocacy.” Legal 500 2020
• “Extremely responsive and thorough. His work is always fantastic. He is very down-to-earth and easy to work with and, importantly, he builds a strong rapport with clients very quickly.” Chambers and Partners 2018

Area of Law

Employment and Pensions

I am experienced in all areas of employment litigation and can:
• draft documents for you to provide to the court or tribunal;
• provide you with written advice on prospects of success and litigation strategy;
• prepare and attend hearings on your behalf

What sort of work do I do?

I undertake all aspects of employment work.
I work on fixed fees so you are aware from the outset of what I will charge.
I aim to respond to all email enquiries by the next working day.

Who do I work for?

I represent both claimants and respondents and am instructed by solicitors firms as well as in-house lawyers. My corporate clients include many multinational companies, leading domestic retailers as well as numerous Local Authorities, public sector employers, educational establishments.

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