“They are excellent. We're very happy with their service and they know our business.”
It is recognised for its long standing client relationships and pragmatic, strategic and effective advice in such areas as restructuring and reorganisations, redundancies, trade union issues, employment tribunal claims, employment contracts and service agreements, discrimination issues and claims, corporate acquisitions, outsourcing, transfer of undertakings (TUPE), whistleblowing, grievances and immigration.
Our large team of employment lawyers, many of whom are recognised as leading practitioners within their field, have a wealth of experience in all areas of employment law, including:
Such work is carried out across a number of industry sectors encompassing a wide range of clients in the public and private sectors - see Related Expertise for a full list.
Our specialist employment lawyers act for a wide range of clients, from individuals to household names including some of the leading organisations in their respective fields. Examples include:
|PHS (Personnel Hygiene Services Limited)||DAS||RNLI|
|Principality Building Society||Thames Valley Police|
|The NHS in Wales||Huawei Technologies (UK) Ltd||MacIntyre Care|
|Swansea University||Apollo Fire Detectors||Imtech Traffic and Infra|
|Russell & Bromley Limited||Oxford University Colleges||Square One Resource Ltd|
|Dolce & Gabbana||Bedfordshire Pilgrims Housing Association||St John Cymru|
Our Employment team has provided specialist advice in many complex and highly sensitive cases. Examples include acting for or providing advice to:
“‘Scoring highly' for ‘performance and value'.”
“I would highlight the expertise and reliability of the team - the lawyers always do what they promise, on time, and in budget.”
Obesity can constitute a disability in certain circumstances, the EU's highest court has ruled.
At the end of 2014, we take a moment to look back and pick out our top ten most important cases and legislation. (Incidentally, 2015 brings another significant 'ten' for us at Blake Morgan as we celebrate ten years of our highly praised Vigil Service.)
Regulations implementing the new regime of Shared Parental Leave came into force 1 December 2014. Shared Parental Leave will take effect for babies due, or adoption placements, on or after 5 April 2015.
The long expected changes to the Tier 1 (Investor) visa category come into force today, 6 November 2014.
We look at recent developments concerning Employment Tribunal fees, which have been consistently challenged as denying access to justice since their introduction a year ago.
Vicky Schollar considers the Government's final proposals for zero-hours contracts, whether they will be effective and, after all the debate, some of the issues that have not been addressed.
The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 , Regulation 5 and 20, which impose a fit and proper person’s test and duty of candour on health service bodies came into force last week.
In a case report from Blake Morgan, an employment tribunal found that an initial failure to follow the Acas early conciliation rules was not necessarily fatal to the claim being considered by the employment tribunal.
One year on from the introduction of “pre-termination negotiations” and the change from compromise agreements to “settlement agreements”, how can you make sure that you are using these tools effectively in seeking to avoid costly litigation?
We have provided in-depth assistance to a national provider of learning, support and care for children and adults with learning disabilities.
We are the lead employment advisers to the Welsh Government and Welsh Ministers