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Hill Dickinson LLP

Employment

2 ranked lawyersBand 2North WestUK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Acts for large NHS and education employers based in the North West and throughout the UK. Handles advisory work concerning TUPE, redundancy and restrictive covenant issues, among other matters. Strong contentious arm offering in-house advocacy in employment tribunal proceedings and experience with High Court litigation.

Strengths

"The team is superb," states one client, explaining: "They are commercially minded, have good attention to detail and are very responsive."

Work highlights

Advised Royal Sanders on the proposed closure of its Bradford site and relocation of operations, including assistance with collective redundancy proceedings.

Notable practitioners

Jeffrey Middleton represents clients in employment tribunal proceedings, including those relating to age and disability discrimination. He has further experience of senior executive appointments and terminations.

Kerstie Skeaping acts for both employers and employees on claims surrounding equal pay, breach of contract, discrimination and unfair dismissal. She also has experience of TUPE matters.

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Overview

Employment law is constantly evolving and we know how difficult it can be for organisations to keep up with the frequent changes. Whether advising an owner, manager, HR professional or in-house lawyer, our employment team provides cost-effective, tailor-made solutions designed to meet clients’ commercial objectives.

Our employment team can be a single point of contact for your firm in any employment law or HR matter. We provide advice and strategic guidance on the full range of commercial employment law services, including:

  • HR matters
  • tribunal claims
  • business transfers
  • organisational change

Many of our employment lawyers are experienced advocates who regularly appear on behalf of clients in the Employment Tribunal, the Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Civil Courts. We provide our clients with more than just solutions to their employment law and HR issues, we offer:

  • a risk review and audit of all existing HR policies and procedures
  • transparent pricing and funding options
  • a dedicated account manager
  • substantial tribunal experience for when claims arise

We also produce regular email bulletins and articles and host a number of events and training session each year, designed to keep clients up-to-date with developments in employment law.

Our clients
We advise both public and private sector organisations on contentious and non-contentious issues. Acting as an extension of your own team, we work with:

  • company owners
  • HR professionals
  • in-house lawyers
  • senior employees and executives

Members

Middleton, Jeffrey (Head of Department)

Parry, David (Head of Department)

Skeaping, Kerstie (Head of Department)

Green, Luke

Nulty, Suzanne

Prosser, Caroline

Wright, Michael

Employment

Hill Dickinson LLP

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Location

No. 1 St Paul’s Square

Liverpool

Merseyside

UK

L3 9SJ

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North West

Employment


Jeffrey Middleton
Band 3
Kerstie Skeaping
Band 2