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IBB Law

Employment

3 ranked lawyersBand 2Thames ValleyUK 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Experienced in handling the full range of matters for an extensive client base from a range of industries including manufacturing, education, technology and charities, acting for both claimants and defendants. Particularly adept at handling large-scale and sometimes cross-border projects, with additional capability in TUPE issues, restrictive covenants and employment tribunal claims.

Strengths

"IBB Law was a great firm to work with," one client remarks, adding: "They were prompt and considered in their advice."

Another client characterises the team as "responsive, efficient and customer-focused."

Work highlights

Represented a client in Employment Tribunal proceedings concerning allegations of unfair dismissal, unlawful deductions from wages, disability discrimination and whistle-blowing.

Notable practitioners

Justin Govier is recognised for his experience advising clients on discrimination claims, including those before the Employment Tribunal. He has particular strength in addressing TUPE matters and senior executive-related issues.
"Justin is really responsive, considers all of the different angles and gives us options." "Justin Govier is pragmatic, commercially focused and resilient in the face of challenging issues."

Marc Jones has a strong track record of handling employment law disputes including discrimination, constructive unfair dismissal and victimisation claims. He is well versed in matters pertaining to the interpretation of the Agency Workers Regulations 2010 as well as advocating for his clients in the Employment Tribunal.

Richard Devall is well regarded for his skills in assisting his clients with TUPE transfers and handling discrimination claims. He also has significant experience negotiating both service and settlement agreements and advising on redundancies. He has additional experience handling cross-border matters.
"Richard is a trusted adviser - he is very commercial and understands what our objectives are. He is also practical and gives wise advice."

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Overview

The Employment team at IBB have experience providing guidance and support for major organisational changes, restructures and business sales. Along with this, they have a particular expertise in TUPE issues, often advising businesses on how to reduce the impact of TUPE in a transaction.

IBB also advises employees on employment matters including tribunal claims and settlement agreements.

Members

Govier, Justin (Head of Department)

Devall, Richard

Dhillon, Jasmin

Fatania, Manisha

Jones, Marc

Clients

Armstrong World Industries Ltd

Clancy Group plc

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Goodman Real Estate Adviser (UK) Ltd

Patek Philippe Salon Ltd

Renault UK Ltd

Robsons Estate Agents LLP

Style Research Ltd

Industries

Automobiles & Parts

Charities / Not for Profit

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Food & Drink Producers

Health Care

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients / Individuals

Real Estate

Software & Computer Services

Technology , Hardware & Electronics

Travel & Leisure

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Employment

IBB Law

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Location

Capital Court

30 Windsor Street

Uxbridge

Middlesex

UK

UB8 1AB

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Thames Valley

Employment


Justin Govier
Band 1
Richard Devall
Band 3