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4 Ranked Lawyers

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What the team is known for

Eversheds Sutherland is a well-respected practice noted for its expertise in complex employment tribunal litigation and TUPE matters as well as further education. The firm is recognised for its work relating to European Works Councils and global trade unions. It also handles cross-border restructuring matters. The team represents domestic and international clients across multiple sectors including leisure and finance.

Work Highlights

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  • Eversheds Sutherland represented Element Solutions in the negotiation of a European Works Council Agreement across 18 EU jurisdictions.

Notable Practitioners

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Paul Cotton
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Leeds-based Paul Cotton is an established practitioner who expertly handles both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. He regularly assists clients with TUPE transfers, negotiations and restructuring, among other areas.

"Paul is very sensible, pragmatic and good at finding the right solution."

"He is a very personable chap with exemplary awareness of employment law and of the strengths of his team at Eversheds."

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Christopher Mordue
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Christopher Mordue is a widely respected employment lawyer known for expertly guiding clients in the higher education sector through a range of matters, including redundancy and whistle-blowing as well as diversity and inclusion. He is based in the Leeds office of Eversheds Sutherland.

"Chris is an expert with unique expertise in the university space."

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Simon Rice-Birchall
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Simon Rice-Birchall maintains a strong reputation in the employment market for his handling of issues such as payroll and National Minimum Wage matters, as well as discrimination law.

"Simon is an incredible lawyer who is commercial, results-oriented and navigates everything with ease."

"He is very smart, has a strong base of employment experience and is very well respected."

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Tanzeela Hussain
Associates to watch

Tanzeela Hussain is a senior associate in the employment practice at Eversheds Sutherland. She offers clients strategic advice in connection with both contentious and non-contentious matters, including reorganisations and TUPE transfers, employment litigation and the employment aspects of M&A transactions.

"Tanzeela is an outstanding lawyer and a rising star within Eversheds."

Ranked Lawyers at
Eversheds Sutherland

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Christopher Mordue
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Paul Cotton
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Simon Rice-Birchall
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Tanzeela Hussain
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