Employment - commercial

We help clients proactively manage their workforce in line with their priorities, budget, values and attitude to risk.

We do this by devising strategies based on our legal expertise, business and sector understanding – enabling our clients to meet the challenges, risks and opportunities arising within any workforce.

Our lawyers

Our lawyers are personable and approachable, each providing straightforward, user-friendly and commercial advice.

Our experience

Examples of our work include:

  • Dealing with the employment aspects of the sale of a business by a PLC. This included advising on an internal re-organisation undertaken pre-sale and negotiating employment aspects of the sale agreement.
  • Supporting a large publishing client in relation to the closure of two of its offices. This involved a TUPE transfer and redundancies. We also advised our client on strategic considerations, including messaging to other employees about the office closures.
  • Advising a life sciences business on a complex claim of unfair dismissal and disability discrimination brought by an employee who resigned when faced with a potential disciplinary in relation to unsafe working practices.
  • Acting for a retailer in its decoupling from a multinational group across many jurisdictions. This was a complex matter involving advice on dismissals, reorganisations, TUPE and sensitive consultation issues.

Our clients

We have a vibrant and diverse commercial practice with clients based across the United Kingdom and overseas.

We act for businesses ranging from UK PLCs, SMEs, MSBs, multinationals and start-ups across many different sectors including automotive, food and agribusiness, life sciences, mid-market, owner-managed businesses, sport and technology.
 

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