Matthew Rudd

Head of Employment Law Team

Call: 1994


T: 0113 246 2600 or 01274 722 560

LL.B. (Hons), University of Sheffield
Inner Temple

Legal Aid Supplier Number 034GC

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Practice Overview

Matthew Rudd is an experienced barrister, having practised in London from 1994 and in Leeds since 2005. He is a member of Broadway House’s Employment Law (of which he is the Head of the team), Civil Law and Family Law teams.

Matthew is also a member of Broadway House Chambers management committee. Matthew is very approachable and is always willing to take calls for a brief chat about a case or an aspect which may be troubling a professional client.

Matthew provides opinions relating to the areas of work he undertakes both in writing and in conference.

Recent Articles & Seminars:
Unfair Dismissal and Redundancy – “Play Your Cards Right” – (October 2012) Broadway House Chambers’ annual Employment Law Conference, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Leeds. Matthew (with Kiran Dhillon and Christian Durham Hall) presented an interactive guide to the practical application of the latest principles in the law of redundancy.

The Additional Paternity Leave Regulations 2010: Who’s The Daddy? – (October 2011) Broadway House Chambers’ annual Employment Law Seminar, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Leeds (with Rachel Mellor). An analysis of the mechanics of the new Regulations alongside case studies.

Cohabitation Law Update (Broadway Quarterly, February 2011) – A discussion of the latest first-instance High Court and appellate Court of Appeal decisions in the field of TOLATA, prior to the Supreme Court’s decision in Kernott v Jones [2011] UKSC 53.

Equal Pay and the Equality Act 2010 – (2010) Broadway House Chambers’ annual Employment Law Seminar, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Leeds (with Paul Smith). An examination of the recent reforms to Equal Pay law and the advances made through case law based upon the old Equal Pay Act 1970 régime.

Fireman Falls “Fowl” of Heavy Legal Burden (Broadway Quarterly, May 2009) – Highlighting the practical effects of the House of Lords’ decision in Stack v Dowden [2007] UKHL 17 on cohabitation cases, and principles of fairness.