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Clarkslegal LLP

Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 2Thames ValleyUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Advises on the full range of issues affecting employers and employees, with notable strength in restructures, TUPE transfers and senior executive matters. Also handles large-scale litigation, tribunals and problems with regard to industrial relations. Acts for a range of clients from small businesses to large employers in the automotive, technology, pharmaceutical and gambling sectors.

Strengths

One interviewee notes: "I really enjoy working with Clarkslegal. My questions are answered quickly and comprehensively and they have the best interests of my business at heart."

A client says: "The Clarkslegal team are commercial and good to work with. They get what our business needs and tell me what I need to hear."

Work highlights

Represented a senior executive in an Employment Tribunal claim against her former employer concerning constructive unfair dismissal, sex discrimination, victimisation and equal pay allegations.

Notable practitioners

Helen Beech maintains an extensive practice encompassing industrial relations and discrimination claims. She frequently advises her clients on HR issues, including disability grievances and restructuring matters.
"Helen Beech is a fantastic lawyer to work with - she really understands the commercial needs of our business and gives advice that is aligned with our legal requirements and core values." "She is pragmatic and commercially focused."

Michael Sippitt is a renowned practitioner who specialises in advising both domestic and international clients on trade union relations. He is also strong on matters pertaining to modern slavery, redundancies and allegations of discrimination.

Monica Atwal has considerable employment expertise, including GDPR and gender pay gap matters. She is experienced in advising clients on sexual harassment allegations and TUPE issues, and is particularly adept at assisting clients with immigration matters.
"She is solution-oriented and understands our business."

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Ranked Lawyers

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Thames Valley

Employment


Helen Beech
Band 1
Michael Sippitt
Eminent Practitioners
Monica Atwal
Band 3