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Burness Paull

Employment

7 ranked lawyersBand 1ScotlandUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-established firm offering comprehensive coverage of employment law issues with extensive expertise in TUPE, discrimination matters and holiday pay issues. Regularly acts for high-profile clients from the energy, media and sport sectors. Recognised for its ability to support employers throughout the UK as well as internationally. Also adept at handling trade union matters and industrial relations law.

Strengths

According to one interviewee, "they have a high skill, knowledge and experience level and are all easy to talk to."

One source says the team comprises "extremely competent lawyers who are great to work with."

Work highlights

Continued to act for Baker Hughes in its defence of a whistleblowing case. The claimant, a former employee, was dismissed after disclosing documents to an adverse party in a litigation.

Notable practitioners

David Morgan regularly represents large employers in restructurings and senior executive exits, as well as employment tribunals, where he conducts his own advocacy. He also offers niche expertise in trade union and industrial relations matters.

Jennifer Skeoch has a practice that includes representing employers in tribunals and advising on strategic issues, including TUPE transfers, pay gap reporting and employee relations matters.

Mandy Laurie is head of Burness Paull's employment team. She advises on everything from senior executive exits to the employment aspects of reorganisations. She has further strength acting on employment tribunal claims alleging unfair dismissals and whistle-blowing.
"Mandy is simply an outstanding counsel. Nothing is too much trouble and her advice is well thought out and simply delivered. It's a real pleasure to work with and she is very accessible."

Morag Hutchison advises clients in the financial services and energy sectors on TUPE regulations and senior executive exits as well as representing them in employment litigation.

Ronald Mackay has experience acting for both employers and senior executives on whistle-blowing claims and allegations of discrimination.

Sean Saluja focuses his practice on clients within the oil and gas industry, advising on the full gamut of employment matters from industrial relations and class actions to workforce integration.
"He understands our organisation very well and can explain complex legal language well."

Tricia Walker focuses her practice on clients within the oil and gas sector, advising on a full range of employment law matters from transactions-related advice to senior executive exits.

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Employment

Burness Paull

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Location

120 Bothwell Street

Glasgow

Glasgow City

UK

G2 7JL

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Scotland

Employment


David Morgan
Band 1
Jennifer Skeoch
Band 4
Mandy Laurie
Band 4
Morag Hutchison
Band 4
Ronald Mackay
Band 3
Sean Saluja
Band 2

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