Strong employment practice that advises on all manner of sensitive employment law issues. Noted for its advice on employment matters relating to corporate transactions as well as for its work on investigations. International scope means the team is skilled at handling cross-border employment disputes. Advises a range of clients, including large public companies and banks.
"It is so comforting to know that they are at the end of a phone if you have an urgent or unplanned issue," according to interviewees, who add: "They are very responsive, they provide an easy to follow interpretation of the law, and they are always on top of new legislation and case law."
Clients reveal that "their provision of advice throughout the pandemic has been seamless."
Observers note that "Hogan Lovells has got a very good international practice and quality lawyers."
Stefan Martin has a wide scope of practice advising on all manner of employment issues, particularly those carrying sensitive reputational risk. He is esteemed for his deep expertise in the financial services sector.
"He is smart, pragmatic, very solutions-driven and tough but not obstructive, so if there is a way to find a solution he will find it." "He is always so calm and measured, and he can always see the solution to things."
Edward Bowyer is frequently called upon to represent global employers in High Court and Employment Tribunal claims as well as handling advisory employment matters. He has strength in cases involving whistle-blowing discrimination, harassment and unfair dismissal claims.
"He is commercially aware of what is best for his client, he is able to plot the best legal outcome for them and he can be very tough in negotiation." "He is very strong and very pragmatic. He has a sensible approach and he is client-focused."