We support employers across all sectors, as they face their greatest challenges – especially in cases involving media scrutiny in highly unionised and litigious environments, where legislative uncertainty and organisational change compound pressures.
With a focus on lasting relationships and innovative solutions, we work as an expert extension to in-house HR functions, providing reassurance and guidance in difficult, time-sensitive cases involving issues such as complex discrimination claims and whistleblowing investigations.
Our clients rely on our support during complex multi-faceted investigations; large-scale restructuring; the various forms of TUPE; insolvency implications for employees industrial actions and employment tribunals / civil court enforcement actions.
Working closely with our immigration, commercial and court dispute resolution specialists, we help businesses from SMEs to PLCs local authorities, government departments, and third-sector organisations to achieve excellent outcomes in complex employment disputes.
Expert immigration support means employers can navigate the ever-changing UK immigration system, while our extended international network enables us to assist those operating in different jurisdictions around the world.
Comprehensive, commercial and collaborative, our HR & Employment team for employers is built to meet the exacting demands of modern business. We are a highly responsive, efficient and dedicated team, that provides strategic options, communicated concisely, taking account of your organisation’s best interests and broader aims.
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Advising a national plc book publishing company on a substantial group restructuring and the outsourcing of its book distribution business.
Advising a national retailer on the replacement of its existing employee group pension scheme with a new group scheme.
Advising a regional Health Care Trust in the defence of the two highly sensitive multiple whistleblowing claims brought by two senior managers, which attracted national press coverage.
Acting on behalf of the Secretary of State for Health in the defence of multiple party proceedings for claims of discrimination, victimisation, whistleblowing and unfair dismissal.
Acting in the defence of claims for unfair dismissal and age discrimination brought against a Local Authority Partnership relating to the dismissal of an employee arising from the merger of two local authorities into a shared services partnership.
Acting for a London Borough in the defence of multiple complex claims brought by an employee for unfair dismissal, discrimination and alleged detriments arising from flexible working and dependency leave entitlements.
Advising a national insolvency practice in relation to the firm-wide restructuring of their five UK offices, involving board level strategic advice and complex collective staff consultation issues.