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Our Employment Practice advises on the varied employment issues facing our clients on a day-to-day basis. Employment law is a dynamic and fast moving area of law and our clients know that we are fully up to speed with both the legal developments and the practical implications for the workplace.

We have an expert team of specialist employment lawyers with a reputation for providing quality advice across all areas of contentious and non-contentious employment law.  We combine our legal expertise with a grounded commercial approach, enabling us to deliver focused, practical solutions and advice on long-term strategy to our clients.

We advise clients, both domestically and internationally, and have significant expertise across all areas of employment law. Clients instruct us on a variety of employment issues, ranging from unfair dismissal, redundancy, discrimination and TUPE to tribunal and High Court litigation. Our lawyers work closely with colleagues in dedicated teams advising on taxpensions and equity incentives.

We provide the full range of employment law services across a number of industry sectors. Due to our practice's breadth of experience, we advise clients, from a variety of sectors including banking, technology and communications, life sciences, media and entertainment, not-for-profit, retail, sport, transport, travel and tourism, central Government, non-departmental public bodies, regulators and local authorities.

Our experience spans the following areas:

  •  advising on HR strategy such as planning for legislative developments and rolling out contractual changes
  • planning and managing organisational redesign, such as TUPE transfers, redundancies and restructurings
  • bringing and defending claims in the Employment Tribunal, Employment Appeal Tribunal and High Court
  • advising on trade union and industrial relations issues
  • providing the full range of employee relations advice
  • assisting with equality and diversity matters
  • advising on employment law issues across Europe and internationally

Our clients benefit from a comprehensive service, which recognises the challenge of coping with the frequent changes to employment law. They receive regular publications on key employment law developments and can attend our regular seminar and workshop programme.