Eversheds Sutherland

Employment Department

East Anglia
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What the team is known for Recognised as a leading group in the region, with a team of lawyers able to handle the full range of contentious and non-contentious work. Demonstrates broad sector expertise that includes the universities, technology, logistics and pharmaceutical industries so central to the regional economy. Benefits from the firm's national and international presence, and assists clients with cross-border employment issues. Other areas of strength include advising clients with immigration issues including securing sponsors' licences and visas.

Strengths"They are very helpful in identifying and advising on a good way forwards and helped us through each step of the process," says one client, adding: "They were very responsive to queries."

Clients report: "They are great to work with and know their stuff."

A source states: "They are strong in process and in being thorough."

Work highlights Advised Queen Mary University of London on a matter concerning an employee subject to internal disciplinary proceedings in relation to allegations of sexual harassment and gross misconduct.

Notable practitioners

Dual-qualified in England and Wales and in Germany,
Constanze Moorhouse
is praised by clients for her ability to "interpret and apply different jurisdictional law."She has experience handling a range of employment matters, with a particular focus on cross-border work. One interviewee remarks: "She’s an excellent lawyer - good at getting the detail of matters spot on and can explain it to people very clearly."

Elizabeth Graves
is noted for her expertise in advising clients in the life sciences and technology sectors on a range of employment matters. One client notes: "She has a very commercial outlook and gives sound, considered advice."

Simon Tytherleigh
is described as "a brilliant employment lawyer" by sources. He is highly regarded for his expertise in employment tribunal litigation, as well as his experience with employee terms and conditions, redundancy and TUPE matters. One source comments: "He's technically and intellectually very strong, and also has great client skills."