Shane Crawford


Shane Crawford is a specialist employment law barrister who provides a quality of service based on over twenty years’ experience in this field. Shane’s experience encompasses all areas of employment law issues and he possesses particular expertise in conducting lengthy hearings of complexity through the whole spectrum of discrimination claims and TUPE. The other areas in which he regularly represents clients are whistleblowing, contract, unlawful deduction of wages, national minimum wage, agency and part-time workers claims and unfair dismissal.

He is highly regarded in his field and is sought after for his subtlety and assertive presence in tribunal and court. He is attentive to the client’s needs and provides a balanced assessment of merits of a case.

Shane’s client base includes private sector respondents and public employers. Shane has a depth of experience in representing claimants from all different professional and trade union backgrounds.

Discrimination and Harassment

Dismissal and breach of contract

Wages Claims


Employment Other

Reported cases

Publications and lectures


Pro Bono