Specialist Barristers at Alexander Chambers
Barrister (LLB Hons)
Advocate and Litigator
Called to the Bar 2005
David Welch practises in: employment law
general regulation and other civil matters including family and infant settlements.
David Welch accepts instructions from solicitors, plus various private and public organisations including a number of NHS Trusts. He is also licensed to accept instructions under the Bar Direct Public Access Scheme. He conducts medico employment law and general employment
law cases. He is able to offer workplace training in Employment Law, Dispute Resolution and on investigation/handling of disciplinary and grievances at employer level.
David Welch undertakes personal injury law work and clinical negligence law work. He also represents employees injured at work, and those who have claims related to stress at work.
David Welch also has a strong practice in debt recovery, particularly in the healthcare sector.
David Welch also defends healthcare practitioners before their regulators and represents families in school admissions and exclusion appeals.
David Welch also practises in criminal law (inc. serious crimes, fraud, and proceeds of crime recovery matters).
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David Welch has over 25 years experience handling employment cases including all types of discrimination claims,
Unfair/Constructive Dismissal, Redundancy,TUPE, and other contractual claims. He has also undertaken
considerable County Court work and regularly appeared at the Crown Court and at the General Medical Council.
He is particularly experienced and well known in NHS and medical Academic matters.
His caseload has involved complex and lengthy Tribunal work as well as handling numerous workplace disputes
including mediation in GP practices. He is an experienced trainer of Human Resources and medical staff.
Previously he was a solicitor and spent 13 years working for the British Medical Association where he
represented doctor employees and employers in both the public and private sector, locally and nationally.
He gained Partner level management experience in a niche City solicitor's firm and was appointed Head of
He sat on the Employment Tribunal at London Central and was appointed to the Employment Appeal Tribunal in
2003. He also sat as a Magistrate for ten years.
David Welch is also a specialist in debt recovery management, particularly in relation to the recovery of salary over-payments and inappropriate employee salary and expenses claims.
Schools Appeals in Education Law
David Welch also undertakes education law work in the areas of admissions and exclusions.
Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
David Welch also advises clients on personal injury and clinical negligence matters.
David Welch advises and defends in criminal cases, including serious crimes, money crimes, fraud, and large asset confiscation of proceeds of crime.