“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.”
Joanne Davies considers a new right to accompany a pregnant woman to ante-natal appointments for those in a 'qualifying relationship' which will be introduced from 1 October 2014.
We look at the latest developments concerning Employment Tribunal fees, which have been consistently challenged as denying access to justice since their introduction a year ago.
On 16 May 2014, important changes were introduced to the checks that need to be made before a person is employed. Employers need to ensure their recruitment practices have been updated.
We discuss the impact of further reductions in lifetime allowance.
Tim Forer discusses the extension of new regulation exemption for SMEs.
John Shea looks at the enforceability of Pre-Contracts in football in the advent of the transfer window and the Bosman ruling in 1995.
Debra Gers considers the effect of the The Children and Families Act 2014 which extends the right to request flexible working to all eligible employees.
Two cases from the Employment Appeal Tribunal clarify to what extent an employer may choose to rely on the recommendation of an external HR consultant in disciplinary hearings.
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