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BDB Pitmans LLP

Employment

1 ranked lawyersBand 4Thames ValleyUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded employment team that handles complex matters for a broad range of clientele. Particular expertise handling matters for startup companies and entrepreneurial enterprises. Areas of work include employment dispute resolution, TUPE and reorganisations, incentives matters and general HR support.

Strengths

An interviewee notes: "I feel very comfortable with them and ultimately they look after us well."

Work highlights

Advised Novacyt UK Holdings on the employment aspects of its share purchase of IT-IS International.

Notable practitioners

Asten Hawkes has experience advising clients on the employment aspects of company sales and acquisitions. She is also well placed to advise on contentious employment matters, with experience handling claims of unfair dismissal and unlawful deduction of wages.
"Asten Hawkes is able to predict very well what is going to happen in a given situation. The advice she gives is very good, as is the follow-up afterwards. She is punctual, efficient and quick." "She is always on top of the issues, efficient, cool, calm and collected."

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Thames Valley

Employment


Asten Hawkes
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