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Bevan Brittan LLP

Employment

2 ranked lawyersBand 1London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Widely renowned for delivering expert employment advice and support to public and private healthcare organisations across the country. Adept at handling highly sensitive litigation matters, including complex High Court and tribunal cases. Other areas of work include assisting NHS trusts with senior exits.

Strengths

Sources describe this as "a very supportive firm with the depth of skills in its teams to provide a full service."

Others report that the lawyers are "excellent - they are responsive, knowledgeable, helpful and personable."

Others appreciate that firm is "very strong in the NHS and health field generally, and they have the knowledge and team capability to be able to respond well and rapidly."

Work highlights

Advised West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust on resolving issues due to the changes in staff pension scheme taxation.

Notable practitioners

Alastair Currie is acclaimed for his work on behalf of the NHS. His expertise encompasses contentious and non-contentious matters, and he is well versed in whistle-blowing and discrimination claims.
"He goes above and beyond; he really is fantastic." "He is responsive, pragmatic and gives advice that enables the client to come to the best solution." "He has an impressive understanding of the workforce and regulatory challenges facing the healthcare sector."

Jodie Sinclair maintains her reputation as a go-to adviser for healthcare sector employers. She is adept at handling issues including dismissals, whistle-blowing, harassment and discrimination claims.
"She's highly knowledgeable, skilled and responsive." "She is excellent to work with."

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Overview

We advise on the full spectrum of workforce issues encountered in a wide range of sectors and industries. As you would expect from a team with a national reputation for employment law, we have depth and breadth of experience and expertise in helping our clients make employment law work for them. Some examples of our work include:

  • innovative workforce modelling, including family-friendly and agile working platforms​
  • equalities, inclusion and diversity
  • future proofing and workplace planning, including mapping the workforce impact post Brexit embedding change through employee engagement and consultation
  • data protection and information law
  • supporting the raising concerns agenda ('whistleblowing')
  • managing social media at work
  • secondment issues
  • workforce transfers and outsourcing (TUPE)
  • business immigration services
  • pensions (including public sector pensions, auto-enrolment and governance issues).

We provide strategic and operational 'helpline' advice and have a wealth of experience of advising on workforce policies and documentation, employee relations matters, managing SOSR dismissals, executive appointments and terminations. We also support our clients with employment litigation at tribunal and appellate levels.


Employment Department

Bevan Brittan LLP

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Fleet Place House

2 Fleet Place

Holburn Viaduct

London

Greater London

UK

EC4M 7RF

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London (Firms)

Employment: Employer: Healthcare


Alastair Currie
Band 1
Jodie M Sinclair
Band 1