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Deloitte Legal

Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 4London (Firms)UK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Highly skilled team that focuses on advising technology companies on their employment needs. Also known for advising aviation and digital media clients, as well as regulated employers in the financial sector. Handles a range of matters including restrictive covenant enforcement, outsourcings and team moves. Further expertise in relation to employment litigation, with regular work defending employers against equal pay claims as well as discrimination and unfair dismissal claims.

Strengths

Clients say: "They are a really strong partner, they are a trusted adviser, they take time to understand our issues, and they are insightful and responsive."

Work highlights

Advised a nationwide software developer on its equal pay and reward practices in order to identify any concerns or risks.

Notable practitioners

David Williams takes on a wide variety of contentious and non-contentious employment work for a broad client base. He regularly handles matters including TUPE, reorganisations and executive dismissals. In addition to his client facing work, David Williams is also the head of employment law at Deloitte Legal.
"He provides a really good service and there is nothing he does not know about employment law." "He offers wise counsel and is a trusted partner."

Kathryn Dooks represents a fine choice for clients seeking advice on employment issues arising from TUPE and transactional matters. She has notable expertise in relation to IR35.
"She is excellent - she is very responsive to our needs and goes above and beyond to support us in a very timely manner."

Marian Bloodworth is highly regarded for her financial services expertise. She frequently advises on matters of reputational significance, as well as regulatory employment issues.
"She is very fast in her thinking, she is very bright, she presents the work well and is on top of her brief." "She is very thoughtful about employment law and very strategic."

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London (Firms)

Employment: Employer


David Williams
Band 4
Kathryn Dooks
Band 5
Marian Bloodworth
Band 2