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Clyde & Co LLP

Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 3London (Firms)UK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well known for helping insurance clients and financial services institutions with a full range of employment law issues, including regularly advising on team moves. Able to leverage its international footprint to advise on multi-jurisdictional work. Demonstrates notable experience handling contentious matters. Also has the capability to provide advice on large-scale corporate transactions.

Strengths

Interviewees say: "They are knowledgeable, experienced, capable, responsive to your needs, and able to assist you to see all the options and support you in resolving them."

Clients appreciate that the firm understands that different "individuals have a different understanding of legal concepts, and they are very good at explaining them and making everyone feel comfortable."

According to sources, "Clyde & Co is excellent at responding in a timely and efficient manner, including giving trusted and commercially sound advice."

Work highlights

Worked with Malaysia Airlines in relation to all its UK employment matters.

Notable practitioners

Chris Holme regularly advises employers on all manner of employment issues including claims of harassment, whistle-blowing and discrimination. He is well versed in assisting clients in the financial services and professional services sectors.
"He is experienced, he is able to explain complex aspects of law in a way that is easy for non-lawyers to understand, he always responds in a timely manner and he assists us to find the best way forward." "He really thinks things through, he can anticipate the loopholes, and he is thoughtful and pragmatic." "Chris's calm and confident manner instils trust, and a great skill of his is the ability to mould feedback into a well-crafted and robust legal response."

James Major regularly advises clients in the retail, insurance, education and publishing sectors. He is experienced in tribunal and High Court claims.
"He has a pragmatic and commercial approach, and he gives a balanced view." "He is very easy to work with, very efficient and a good technical lawyer who is also practical and client-focused."

Robert Hill is regularly called upon by employers to handle disputes relating to whistle-blowing, discrimination and unfair dismissal. He is experienced in Employment Tribunal and High Court litigation.
"He is very good technically and he is also very commercial." "He can see the big picture."

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Overview

We are recognised leaders in the delivery of HR legal services and we support multinational companies across the globe in relation to all ‘people’ issues that they face. We co-ordinate with a global network of lawyers where appropriate in order to offer integrated solutions to all of our clients' employment issues.

Our experienced practices across the UK, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific have a long track record of advising both local and international businesses on the full spectrum of HR issues. Those include managing redundancy and restructuring programmes, complex disciplinary and grievance procedures, contentious and sensitive employee exits, trade union issues, employment aspects of corporate transactions, pensions and all immigration issues.

In the UK, we also represent our clients in Employment Tribunal litigation, acting on their behalf in claims such as those for unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing and equal pay, as well as running high value and fast-paced High Court litigation in relation to team moves and contractual disputes.

We act for clients across a wide range of sectors, including insurance, professional services, transportation, retail and consumer, and technology media and telecommunications.

Members

Hill, Robert

Holme, Chris

Major, James

Major, James

Urquhart, Charles

Employment

Clyde & Co LLP

firm
Location

St Botolph Building

138 Houndsditch

London

Greater London

UK

EC3A 7AR

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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.

London (Firms)

Employment: Employer


Chris Holme
Band 4
James Major
Band 5
Robert Hill
Band 4