Areas of Expertise
Jonathan is an established employment practitioner. He regularly conducts complex and heavyweight multi-day employment tribunal hearings.
He has considerable experience of representing clients in the public and private sector in employment tribunals, the EAT and the Court of Appeal.He has undertaken numerous grievance, whistleblowing and disciplinary investigations on behalf of employers.
He undertakes advocacy on behalf of health boards and police forces in professional disciplinary tribunals.
He has acted as legal advisor to internal disciplinary panels in medical professional misconduct hearings.
Jonathan wrote the course work for the employment law module of the Bar Vocational Course for Cardiff University, delivered the subject and assessed the students as examiner for a number of years. He has delivered seminars and given lectures on important legal topics and is willing and able to assist in the continuing professional development of in-house lawyers and human resources professionals.
Jonathan also sits as a fee paid Judge
Employment Law Counsel to Welsh Government and the National Assembly of Wales
Jonathan has been described as “ the heavyweight employment practitioner on circuit” and currently as “first choice for tricky employment instructions” and that he “stands out as Wales’ expert in discrimination law”.
Leading Junior in Employment Law in Wales
“Jonathan Walters remains the standout advocate in Wales. Recognised for his expertise in discrimination, he commands additional respect for his work for public bodies such as the police. He is also well known for guiding other public clients through the complexities of internal disciplinary hearings.”
Member of the Employment Lawyers Association
Gowerton Comprehensive School
University College Cardiff
Inns of Court School of Law
Jonathan can converse in Welsh on a social level