Provided by Keystone Law
Keystone’s specialist employment lawyers boast the experience and skills our clients require when dealing with any kind of employment-related issue. We ensure that companies have the correct documentation in place to reduce risk and improve employee efficiency, and we advise on issues from redundancy to disciplinary matters and grievances, including defending organisations in employment tribunals. We are also well placed to guide employers through the necessary immigration and employment issues involved in the recruitment of employees from outside the EEA.
We successfully advise individuals on their own employment rights, regularly scrutinising contracts and giving guidance on tax implications. We also offer proactive solutions on any form of employment dispute, all the way to the issuing of proceedings in employment tribunals.
Our employment lawyers are experts in their fields, and many specialise in providing advice to specific industries. Whether you are an employer or senior executive, we will be able to assist you with tailored advice to suit your needs.
Harbours market-leading experts in employment law, with practitioners able to guide senior employees through the full range of matters that they face during their careers. Board-level clients regularly seek advice on contentious discrimination and whistle-blowing claims as well as senior exits. Keystone's solicitors have notable expertise across the employment courts, from the Employment Tribunal to the High Court.
One client says: "I trust that I am getting the best advice and counsel available across all areas and it is at a reasonable cost."
Interviewees praise the team's "responsive and solutions-focused" approach.
Acted for the former permanent secretary for the Home Office, Sir Philip Rutnan, in his whistle-blowing claim against the Home Secretary, Priti Patel.
Clive Howard offers a wealth of experience in the representation of senior-level employees in critical contentious employment matters. He is well versed in complex unfair dismissal, whistle-blowing and discrimination claims.
"He is an experienced lawyer in employment. He has a great touch with clients and is a steady hand."
Nicholas Robertson has a practice that encompasses the broad spectrum of issues faced by major employers, including tribunal and High Court proceedings. He has notable expertise in handling whistle-blowing, discrimination and harassment claims.
"His knowledge of employment law knows no bounds, and he can translate that into a very business-focused solution with a rapid turnaround time." "He has the whole package when it comes to experience and judgement."
Paul Daniels represents executives in complex employment disputes including whistle-blowing, dismissals and discrimination. He has notable experience acting for senior figures in the sport and financial services sectors.
"He provides excellent tactical advice on how to handle a case and handles sensitive cases very well." "He has a really good reputation and is a good negotiator."
Alistair French offers notable expertise advising senior executives on complex exit agreements. He is well versed in employment matters in the financial services sector.
"He is super responsive, really good with clients and does an excellent job." "I appreciate how Alistair manages expectations and strives to reach the best outcome."
Jane Wheeler routinely advises senior employees from a broad range of industries. She is skilled at restrictive covenants, tribunal claims and dismissals.
Alexandra Carn is acknowledged for her expertise in the financial services sector. Her experience in handling employment issues is broad and includes advising on everything from terminations to TUPE.
"She is really strategic, she has great knowledge of the law and she gets great results for clients." "She is great to work with, she is very focused and she makes sure that the client realises how the matter will play out."
Emma Clark advises high-profile employees on a broad spectrum of work, from senior exit agreements to discrimination claims.
"She has lots of experience and is really user-friendly."
Rob Eldridge has a wide-ranging employment practice that sees him advising on disputes before the Employment Tribunal and High Court, as well as HR policy and advisory matters.
"He is tough when he needs to be but he is sensible so you get to the right place."
Julie Morris acts for clients on a wide variety of matters including cases of whistle-blowing, discrimination and unfair dismissal.
"She is very efficient, very intelligent and, as well as being good on the law, she is very good at strategy and finding a way to get to clients' objectives. She is also emotionally intelligent to what clients are going through." "Julie always provides pragmatic and effective guidance and advice, and clearly explains complex legal issues."