What can Sam do for you?
Sam is an approachable and practical employment solicitor who advises clients in the commercial and sport sectors. His work covers every step of the employment relationship, including contracts of employment, day-to-day HR advice and difficult exits. In addition, Sam has successfully defended his clients in the Employment Tribunal against unfair dismissal, discrimination and breach of contract claims.
Supporting your ambitions
One of Sam’s work highlights was having a complex Employment Tribunal claim struck out at a preliminary hearing, which saved his client significant time and expense. Although that particular claim was worth defending, Sam analyses the relative risks and merits of each claim. He is particularly adept at securing commercial settlements for his clients when appropriate.
Over the last few years, Sam has advised clients across the sport sector. He has enjoyed helping individual athletes, professional clubs and national bodies to achieve their aims. The world of sport presents its own unique set of challenges, which makes the work exciting.
What else should you know?
Sam has commented for Sky Sports News, the Telegraph and other media outlets about athletes and employment status. Outside of work, Sam has completed his FA Level 1 in Coaching Football. He also enjoys playing and watching the game as often as he can.