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Chambers Review

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Employment - Scotland
4
Band 4
What the team is known for

Advises clients on a broad spectrum of employment issues, including both disputes and non-contentious issues. The team is well placed to advise on complex TUPE transfers and senior executive exits, and regularly acts for local authorities. Also frequently acts for clients in the charity and energy sectors. Noted for its ability to undertake work for employers on industrial relations.

Strengths

The team is described by one interviewee as "efficient, organised, focused, competent and knowledgeable."

Work highlights

Acted for JPI Media in defence of four breach of contract claims relating to an alleged unilateral reduction in discretionary payments to workers.

Notable practitioners

Katy Wedderburn regularly represents clients in both the private and public sectors, handling employment litigation matters involving TUPE issues, whistle-blowing and unfair dismissal claims. She also advises on the employment aspects of commercial transactions and senior executive exits.
"She is unflappable, gives really good advice and understands us as an organisation."

Kenny Scott advises both employers and employees on termination and redundancy matters, with further strength handling unfair dismissal and discrimination claims.

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