UCL Faculty of Laws


Professor John Hendy QC, Honorary Professor at UCL Laws, nominated for peerage in honours list

11 September 2019

Labour law barrister and Honorary Professor John Hendy QC has been honoured with a life peerage in the PM’s Resignation Honours 2019.

Professor John Hendy QC

UCL Laws is delighted to announce that Professor John Hendy QC has been nominated for a peerage. John Hendy QC is one of three peerage nominations by Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Professor Hendy QC is a Honorary Professor in Labour Law at UCL Laws, and is a leading labour law barrister and QC practicing from Old Square Chambers, Gray’s Inn, London. He is also Chairman of the Institute of Employment Rights.

Professor Alison Diduck, Vice-Dean (Staffing) at UCL Laws, commented:

“On behalf of the Faculty, I would like to extend my warmest congratulations for this uniquely important and prestigious achievement. This is a recognition of a lifetime of commitment and assistance to this country's labour and trade union movement, both as a labour law barrister and QC, and as an activist and published academic author. Professor Hendy’s affiliation to UCL as an Honorary Professor is a great privilege for the Faculty and for our students.”

View the full list of Resignation Honours 2019