Jason has received a number of legal directory recommendations, as follows:
Chambers UK Bar
2023: Strengths: “Jason Searle is truly excellent on his feet; he is always committed and prepared. He’s a go-to member of this chambers.”
2022: Strengths: “He has demonstrated time and again that he can assimilate and digest large volumes of information in huge bundles and get to the heart of the matter very directly. His quiet confidence and plain talking endears him to our clients.” “He comes across as confident and reassuring.”
2021: “He is extremely personable and very relaxed.” “Great to work with; he gives clear advice in an assured manner.”
2020: Strengths: “He’s very good with clients and well prepared. I have lots of different clients and he’s very good at explaining things in a way that suits them and making them feel looked after, as well as giving top-quality advice.”
2019: Strengths: “Excellent with clients and respected by judges. He’s polite, charismatic and very good to work with.”
2018: Strengths: “He is able to tackle large amounts of information and quickly cut through the complexities to recognise the reality of a matter.”
2017: Strengths: “He is succinct and articulate in his preparation of pleadings and advice.”
2016: “Highly experienced in employment and equality law, especially in matters of discrimination. He is frequently instructed to represent individuals in the healthcare sector in high-profile cases with national impact. He also has considerable expertise in cases relating to social media, both internal disciplinary instances and Employment Tribunal claims.
Recent work: Successfully defended the respondent organisation in Sadler & Ingham v Sale Day Nursery, a case concerning claims of unfair dismissal.”
2015: “A very talented barrister who works most prominently in the healthcare industry, with great success acting for claimants in complex discrimination cases. He is very well versed in handling cases involving social media in the workplace.”
2014: “A vastly experienced employment specialist who is particularly highly regarded for his expertise in discrimination cases. He has considerable knowledge of claims in the healthcare sector. Recent work: He was instructed in Helen McGinlay v Aprite, a highly publicised case concerning sexual harassment in the workplace.”
2013: “Attracts widespread praise for his assured and highly effective advocacy and his vast employment experience. His main areas of work are whistle-blowing and complex discrimination matters.”
2023: “Jason is always prepared, excellent with clients and works incredibly hard for them. He is totally reliable.”
2022: “Always well-prepared, excellent with clients and tactically very savvy.”
2021: “Jason always displays an air of calmness and confidence, which reassures clients and puts them at ease. He is adept at identifying the key issues and evidence in complex and paper-heavy cases. Very approachable and technically good, Jason is a team player and someone you want to have on your side.”
2020: “He engenders confidence in clients with his impressive technical ability.”
2019: “Very approachable and can quickly identify the key issues in a case.”
2017: “He has a great ability to put clients at ease.”
2016: “Very approachable, thorough in his preparation and an excellent advocate”
2015: “He works hard for clients, invests in their battles, delivers clear advice and fights their corner.”
2014: “His advice is always thought through, pragmatic and realistic”
2013, 2012, 2011, 2010: ‘Recommended’.
2009: ‘Very good, we use him if he’s available’.
2008: ‘A heavyweight junior in employment who is ‘very good’’.
2007: ‘Usually instructed on more complex cases, provides an excellent service’.