“Their ability to maintain good client relationships makes them stand out.”
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:
“Advice is both practical and supportive of our business needs. They are sure we are aware of the latest issues.”
Employers should make sure they have a robust policy in place to cover the use of electronic cigarettes in the workplace, warns law firm Blake Morgan.
We highlight the case of Dr Chakrabarty v Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, whereby the High Court refused the application for a permanent injunction restraining the Trust from referring performance concerns about Dr Chakrabarty to a capability panel.
We look at the complex regulations which have now been laid before Parliament to implement Shared Parental Leave from next April.
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Joanne Davies, a partner in Blake Morgan’s employment law team, looks at changes in the law which give employees the right to request time off to attend a partner’s ante-natal appointment.
What approach should employers take with employees who are politically active and who, may want to take time off for campaigning, or whose political activism could in some way impact on their job?
From October, losing an equal pay claim could result in an order to conduct an equal pay audit and publish it on the employer's website for three years.
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