Business

Employment

Our team of employment lawyers advises both employers in a range of business sectors, with a focus on media, property, retail and leisure and financial services, and individuals at senior management and board level.

Our experienced practitioners are able to quickly assess the merits of any case and advise pragmatically on the best course of action. Clients use us for our:

  • partner led personal service
  • ability to recognise your real issue
  • strategic and effective guidance through experience
  • tailor-made commercial solutions in your interests
  • value for money

Our services include:

  • all strands of discrimination and harassment
  • board level advice
  • confidentiality and business protection including reputation management issues
  • cross-jurisdictional project implementation and termination claims
  • dismissal, disciplinary and grievance issues
  • employment contract preparation and policy guidance
  • equal pay and other remuneration issues
  • redundancy and reorganisation programmes
  • the application and effect of TUPE to outsourcing and other business transfers
  • Tribunal and High Court claims

Recent experience advising:

  • a national media organisation on their successful defence of a discrimination claim
  • an international bank on a whistleblowing complaint brought by the COO
  • a US retail and leisure business on restructuring their UK business
  • a high profile leisure company on changing their employees' terms and conditions in order to align remuneration across their business
  • a number of leading construction sector businesses on a variety of issues from Board level remuneration to employment status determination

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"They provided strategic thinking during the case."


Chambers & Partners Clients' Guide to the Legal Profession 2014

"Their work quality is first class; they are efficient and offer commercial and pragmatic advice."


Chambers & Partners Clients' Guide to the Legal Profession 2014


Taj Rehal brings praiseworthy expertise in advising clients on disability discrimination claims and cross-border transactions to the team.

Chambers & Partners Clients’ Guide to the Legal Profession 2013


The ‘commercial and pragmatic’ team is led by ‘professional’ Carolyn Brown.


Legal 500 Client’s Guide to the Legal Profession 2012


This team earns strong market endorsement for its deft handling of a range of matters including terminations, unfair dismissal claims and boardroom disputes.


Chambers & Partners Clients’ Guide to the Legal Profession 2013