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Burges Salmon LLP

Employment

4 ranked lawyersBand 1South WestUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Market-leading firm acting for national and global businesses, as well as government organisations, on the full range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters, sometimes involving overseas jurisdictions. Impressive client base consisting of FTSE 100 companies and major consumer brands. Significant experience acting for clients on transformational and sensitive projects and disputes.

Strengths

Source hail the team as "excellent," pointing to its "practical and business-orientated" approach.

Work highlights

Acted for Appledore Shipbuilders on the closure of Appledore Shipyard, involving a mass redundancy programme and relocation matters.

Notable practitioners

Adrian Martin acts for private and FTSE 100 companies as well as government bodies. He has notable strength in employment tribunals arising from whistle-blower allegations and discrimination claims, while also advising on employment aspects of acquisitions and restructurings.
"He is very commercial and can always be relied on for practical advice."

Chris Seaton offers particular strength in matters with cross-border aspects, advising on outsourcing, redundancy and TUPE transfers. He has additional experience acting on workplace investigations and employment tribunals following allegations of discrimination.
"He is reliable and secure in his legal judgements and advice. He has a strong capacity to grasp complex matters."

Luke Bowery regularly advises on complex restructuring, compliance and senior-level matters. He also supports clients with workplace investigations and discrimination claims.

Roger Bull receives plaudits for his expertise in employment law, with a focus on the education and transport sectors.
"He is friendly, efficient and proactive."

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Employment Department

Burges Salmon LLP

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Department location

1 Glass Wharf

Bristol

Bristol

UK

BS2 0ZX

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South West

Employment


Adrian Martin
Band 1
Chris Seaton
Band 1
Luke Bowery
Band 3
Roger Bull
Eminent Practitioners