DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Gateley Legal

Employment

1 ranked lawyersBand 2North WestUK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Strong reputation acting for clients in the healthcare, retail and leisure sectors, including household names and national corporations. Handles both contentious and non-contentious employment matters from harassment and discrimination claims to restructuring and secondment matters.

Strengths

One client states: "They know the business and really understand it - they are part of the team. They speak in layperson's terms and are very commercial in their approach."

Work highlights

Defended the British Medical Association against a claim for unpaid wages and holiday pay. Further acted on a counterclaim to recover notice pay following discovery of gross misconduct.

Notable practitioners

Stephen Hills frequently defends clients against claims pertaining to gross misconduct, holiday entitlement and unpaid wages. He has particular strength advising clients from the healthcare sector.

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North West

Employment


Stephen Hills
Band 4