“The team will give advice and work with us to find a solution rather than say it can't be done.”
“Clients rate the willingness to work with them to find solutions that achieve the best outcome.”
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||Universe Group PLC|
|Principality Building Society||Thames Valley Police||Wales Audit Office|
|NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership||Colt Group Limited||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|
|Wightlink||National Procurement Service for Wales||Nursing and Midwifery Council|
Our Employment team has provided specialist advice in many complex and highly sensitive cases. Examples include acting for or providing advice to:
Associate Vicky Schollar comments in People Management on the new Acas Guidance on overtime rights and the implications of overtime when calculating holiday pay.
The ever-growing importance of precise use and drafting of terms to protect confidential information, and how this can assist in circumstances where an employee is moving to a competing business, has been emphasised in a Court of Appeal case.
Associate Holly Cudbill comments in People Management on the potential risks of digital recruitment methods and in particular, the use of "kill questions" which, depending on the answer given, prevent applications from proceeding.
The summer of sport continues with Wimbledon having started this week and the football World Cup in full swing. It could be exciting times for the public but employers may find themselves having to perform a balancing act.
Carrying out redundancies fairly is crucial to avoid the risk of costly litigation. A recent EAT decision about "bumping" is a useful reminder to employers that, depending on the circumstances...
Top 50 UK law firm Blake Morgan blogs about a case whereby The High Court has recently handed down judgment that required it to consider whether directors of a company, who did not have an employment contract, service contract,
The Court of Appeal gives guidance on identifying the difference between "allegation" and "information" for the purposes of whistleblowing protection.
Managing dismissals fairly is not always straightforward as can be seen from some recent EAT decisions that have considered the tricky issues of dismissal for gross misconduct and misconduct where there had been no previous disciplinary warnings.
In July 2017, the "Good Work: the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices” set out over 50 recommendations for improving workers’ rights.
“Helen’s been bullying me for the past 2 years and and I want to raise a grievance”.
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