“Offer huge efficiency, insight & value”
Legal 500 2020
Our team has extensive experience advising senior executives, investment professionals and businesses on all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious.
We are strategic, pragmatic and solutions focused in our approach, and a considerable element of our work is international.
We invest time to understand what our clients want to achieve and we support them in complex, high profile, and high stakes situations.
We work with clients from financial services and technology to family offices, private households and sport.
We represent senior executives, directors, founders, entrepreneurs and investment professionals and we have significant experience of negotiating service agreements/employment contracts, incentive arrangements, and exit packages.
We have extensive experience of representing senior executives in investigations and disputes, and on high stakes and high profile matters, including on the Senior Managers and Certification Regime.
We regularly represent management teams in transactional matters often involving VC and private equity investment.
We provide day-to-day advice to all types of employers, including those without their own specialist HR teams, on a wide spectrum of employment law issues.
We plan and manage workplace projects and investigations, resolve workplace disputes, and support businesses to protect confidential information and enforce post-termination restrictions.
We provide transactional support and regularly advise on the automatic transfer of employment rules (TUPE) in corporate and real estate transactions. We have considerable cross-border transactional experience and work frequently with lawyers internationally.
Our team helps businesses successfully resolve workplace disputes, including defending litigation in the employment tribunal and civil courts.
“Strong commercial awareness with hands-on approach ”
Legal 500 2020
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