“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:
Paula Kathrens is an employment lawyer and Partner with Blake Morgan. She says organisations with 250 or more employees need to understand the implications of failing to comply with the new gender pay reporting legislation.
Employment law solicitor Nerys Cobner-Vale features in People Management as she counts down last year's most significant employment judgments, which could prove costly for businesses in 2018.
What can HR professionals do to help alleviate employees’ post-Christmas financial worries? Cathy Bryant, from our Tax team and Hannah Waterworth from our Employment law team report in People Management.
In response to the Government's recently published audit on racial disparity in Britain, Rebecca Ireland, partner in Blake Morgan's Employment law team commented...
A report by Working Families, Modern Families Index, found that 47% of working fathers would like a less stressful job to better balance the demands of work and family life and over a third would be willing to take a pay cut to achieve a better balance.
It's hard to imagine that it was only ten years ago that legislation was first introduced prohibiting age discrimination in the workplace with the implementation of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006 on 1 October 2006.
Restrictive covenants are a useful tool for employers to protect their competitive edge and to reduce the risk of 'star employees' leaving to join competitors.However, failure to draft them carefully can leave both employer and employee in limbo.
Following on from our Employment law "Top Ten" of 2017 we now take a look ahead to 2018 and what are likely to be the key employment law developments for employers and HR professionals.
How will employers and HR professionals remember 2017? We thought we’d seen enough Brexit turmoil in 2016 but it paled into insignificance compared with the legal and political wranglings this year.
“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