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DMH Stallard LLP

Employment

4 ranked lawyersBand 1The SouthUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Renowned department with a focus on general and strategic advisory work for public and quasi-public sector clients, as well as a diverse mix of private corporates. Offers further expertise in employment litigation, with notable experience in discrimination claims and trade union negotiations. Sector specialisms include education, local government and charities.

Strengths

Clients say: "DMH Stallard’s services are excellent. They provide us with the legal support we need."

Others say: "They are very pragmatic and solutions-focused."

Work highlights

Working with Virgin Atlantic Airways throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, providing advice, training and support as well as providing large-scale employment consultation work.

Notable practitioners

Abigail Maino regularly advises senior executives on employment contractual issues. She is also experienced in TUPE transactions, restructuring and tribunal proceedings.
"She is pragmatic and understands our business."

Adam Williams is experienced at providing advice on complex restructurings and reorganisations, including TUPE matters.
"Very flexible and responsive; his knowledge and experience are both excellent." "He is able to explain to clients in layman's terms. He's very straightforward and easy to understand."

Gregory Burgess focuses his practice on tribunal claims in connection with unfair dismissal, discrimination and victimisation as well as corporate employment matters such as TUPE transfers and GDPR implementation.
"He understands our business, is always available and can always be relied upon to give sound, practical legal advice." "He is very pragmatic but personable, a very impressive employment lawyer."

Simon Bellm specialises in assisting clients with employee relations and HR issues in connection with organisational restructurings. Bellm also regularly presents webinars and provides tailored in-house training to his clients.

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Overview

DMH Stallard’s Employment team combines technical excellence with an in-depth knowledge of client organisations, enabling long term mutually productive relationships.  We provide both strategic and operational advice to a range large regional businesses and London-based clients across many sectors.

In addition to private sector clients, we have particular experience in public and third sector work, including education and social housing.  We also have credible expertise in business immigration, with the team supporting international businesses with movement of staff in and out of the UK.

We handle a high volume of Employment Tribunal litigation, overwhelmingly for employers, usually conducting our own advocacy in the Tribunal.

The team is highly regarded by the HR community across London and the South East and as well as delivering regular employment law workshops across our office network, our partners are often called on the speak at industry events and undertake in-house training with clients.

Members

Tata, Rustom (Head of Department)

Bellm, Simon

Thornley-Gibson, Rebecca

Walsh, William

Williams, Adam

Williams, Adam

Industries

Aviation

Education

Facilities management

Manufacturing

Professional services

Public sector

Social housing

Third sector

travel

Employment

DMH Stallard LLP

firm
Location

Griffin House

135 High Street

Crawley

West Sussex

UK

RH10 1DQ

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The South

Employment


Abigail Maino
Up and Coming
Adam Williams
Up and Coming
Gregory Burgess
Band 3
Simon Bellm
Band 2