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Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Employment

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What the team is known for

Established employment law practice with significant expertise assisting financial services and retail clients, among others. Experienced in handling challenging litigation in both the High Court and employment tribunals. Assists clients with defending whistle-blowing claims and with workplace investigations. Also well equipped to advise on day-to-day and general HR matters as well as the employment aspects of transactions, including those with multi-jurisdictional elements.

Strengths

Clients say: "They are an extremely approachable, responsive and commercial group."

Work highlights

Advised Fexco on the restructuring of its bureau de change and foreign exchange business in the UK in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The team advised on a series of TUPE transfers between group companies and a redundancy programme.

Notable practitioners

Michael Leftley is regularly called upon by clients from an array of industry sectors to handle all forms of employment disputes. He is proficient in advising on whistle-blowing and discrimination claims.
"He has experience and commerciality."

Richard Yeomans is noted for his ability to handle a broad range of employment work. He routinely advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters for employers from industries including financial services and retail.
"In the field of executive exits he is not only brilliant technically, but also pragmatic and very easy to deal with." "He is a great litigator and a good corporate employment lawyer."

Sarah Harrop is adept at advising on disputes and the employment aspects of corporate transactions. She is sought after for her expertise in matters ranging from discrimination claims to TUPE.
"She is an extremely dedicated and intelligent employment lawyer who understands difficult points easily and approaches cases creatively. She is also highly pragmatic and commercial in her approach, and she demonstrates very high levels of client care." "Sarah is superb technically, very practical and wonderful to work with."

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Overview

Please visit the Addleshaw Goddard website to find out more about our work in this area: https://www.addleshawgoddard.com/en/specialisms/employment-incentives/employment/

Employment

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

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Location

Milton Gate

60 Chiswell Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC1Y 4AG

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Employment: Employer


Michael Leftley
Band 3
Richard Yeomans
Band 2
Sarah Harrop
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