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B P Collins LLP

Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 2Thames ValleyUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team providing a full service to large corporates on a wide spectrum of employment matters across a range of sectors, including technology, pharmaceuticals, waste management and construction. Areas of expertise include whistle-blowing, discrimination, corporate support and TUPE transfers. Capable of delivering comprehensive in-house training to clients. Also advises senior executives.

Strengths

One client reports: "B P Collins has a focus on delivering real-world solutions within compressed timescales. The team identifies the heart of a matter very quickly, understands the positions of all parties and then works effectively to achieve the desired outcome."

Another client states: "The firm is very accessible at all times - they are quick to respond and don’t leave you waiting."

Work highlights

Advised Biffa Waste Services on the employment considerations arising from its acquisition of Simply Waste Solutions.

Notable practitioners

Chris Brazier is adept at handling employment tribunal claims for both employers and employees, with experience assisting clients on unfair dismissal claims and cases concerning disability, sex and age discrimination. He also assists clients with redundancy exercises and IR35 issues.
"One of the strengths we find with Chris is that he explains things to us in layman's terms in a way that we can understand. He is very knowledgeable about legislation and doesn't overcomplicate matters. He also understands our business and knows how we work." "Chris Brazier is a pragmatic lawyer who is good at sorting things out and cutting to the chase."

Jo Davis is an esteemed employment practitioner who is especially sought after for her handling of whistle-blowing, unfair dismissal and discrimination disputes. She is additionally recognised for her expertise in TUPE transfers and redundancy matters. She maintains a wide client base consisting of high-profile individuals and those in the education, pharmaceutical and retail sectors, among others.
"Jo Davis is a first-class lawyer for employment issues." "Jo is a knowledgeable, pragmatic and solution-focused lawyer. She is able to rapidly distil and understand the key issues and takes a decisive approach to arriving at a solution." "She was concise, precise and very commercial."

Kathryn Fielder is a senior associate with considerable experience representing employees in claims of unfair dismissal and discrimination. She also regularly assists employer clients with redundancy programmes.
"Kathryn Fielder is a refreshingly direct and pragmatic lawyer whose availability is excellent."

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Overview

With a commercial and pragmatic approach, our dedicated employment lawyers provide support and advice to employers and employees across all areas of employment law, from operational advice on TUPE, staff policies and disciplinary procedures to advising on claims relating to discrimination and whistleblowing.

Members

Davis, Jo (Head of Department)

Brazier, Chris

Brazier, Chris

Clark, Greg

Fielder, Kathryn

Fielder, Kathryn

Lindsay, Ben

Clients

Amtico Flooring UK

Biffa Group

Sacla UK

Employment

B P Collins LLP

firm
Location

20 Station Road

Gerrards Cross

Buckinghamshire

UK

SL9 8EL

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Thames Valley

Employment


Chris Brazier
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Kathryn Fielder
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