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John Bowers (lawyer)

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Name  John Bowers
Role  Recorder

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Born  2 January 1956 (age 59) (1956-01-02)
Occupation  Principal of Brasenose College, Barrister
Books  Whistleblowing: Law and Practice, Honeyball & Bowers' Textbook on Employment Law

Education  Lincoln College, Oxford

John Bowers QC is a British barrister and part-time judge who has been Principal of Brasenose College, Oxford since 1 October 2015.

John Bowers (lawyer) Interview with John Bowers Times Higher Education THE

After education at Clee Grammar School in Cleethorpes, Bowers studied law at Lincoln College, Oxford. He was called to the Bar in 1979, took silk (became a Queen's Counsel) in 1998, became a recorder in 2003, and has been a deputy High Court Judge since 2010. He is an honorary professor at the University of Hull.

John Bowers (lawyer) Mr John Bowers QC Brasenose College Oxford

Bowers is a supporter of Grimsby Town F.C.. He is married to Suzanne Franks and has three children.


Bowers has published 14 books on law including

  • Bowers, John (2017). A Practical Approach to Employment Law (9 ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0198766544. 
  • Honeyball, Simon; Bowers, John (2012). Honeyball & Bowers' Textbook on Employment Law (12 ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0199639854. 
  • Lewis, Jeremy; Bowers, John; Fodder, Martin; Mitchell, Jack (2017). Whistleblowing: Law and Practice (3 ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0198788034. 
  • Bowers, John; Duggan, Michael; Reade, David (2011). The Law of Industrial Action and Trade Union Recognition. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0199589623. 
  • Writing in The Law Society Gazette Graham Clayton described The Law of Industrial Action and Trade Union Recognition as "a work of authority and clarity". Writing in the Industrial Law Journal David Lewis described the first edition of Whistleblowing as "a comprehensive and insightful analysis".


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