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Bevan Brittan LLP

Employment

2 ranked lawyersBand 2South WestUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Excellent team with recognised expertise in advising public sector clients, including health organisations, local governments and housing associations. Also acts for large private sector employers. Provides strategic employment advice on restructuring and reorganisations, senior-level departures and disputes. Specialises in specific issues facing medical, emergency and front-line public service workers.

Strengths

Sources highlight that this is "an extremely efficient, helpful and friendly firm."

"They are very responsive and provide quality advice," adds a client.

Work highlights

Acted for Simply Serve on a challenge brought by Unison that Simply Serve had not disclosed enough information to enable effective collective bargaining concerning pay.

Notable practitioners

Julian Hoskins is well known for his experience representing employers in the health and private sectors, and has particular expertise in defending high-value and complex tribunal claims concerning sexual harassment and discrimination. He has further strength advising on terminations and union issues.
"He is responsive, client-focused and commercial."

Sarah Lamont has a wealth of experience handling employment matters for clients in the social housing and public sectors. She also advises private sector clients and wields expertise in reorganisation and restructuring issues, advising on redundancy measures and TUPE transfers, with further strength in tribunal claims.
"She's calm, thorough, timely and understands real business needs." "She is a first-class lawyer with very extensive knowledge and grasp of employment and pensions law both in regards to UK law and EU law."

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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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Department location

Kings Orchard

1 Queen Street

Bristol

Bristol

UK

BS2 0HQ

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South West

Employment


Julian Hoskins
Band 1
Sarah Lamont
Band 1