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Mishcon de Reya LLP

Employment

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What the team is known for

Highly skilled team acting for both employers and senior executives across all aspects of employment law. Provides employers with day-to-day support as well as advice on complex litigation. Particularly recognised for its work on senior exits. Also regularly chosen to advise other law firms on internal employment issues. Other notable areas of work include equal pay and status for 'gig economy' workers. Advises an impressive roster of clients from a diverse set of industries, including financial services, retail and media companies.

Strengths

Sources report that "the lawyers are great; Mishcon de Reya fight to the ends of the earth for their clients."

Clients appreciate that "the solicitors are intellectually curious and highly pragmatic; they're excellent."

Others state that the the firm is "one of the best employment law teams in the UK; they are miles ahead."

Work highlights

Acted for Nawaf Hasan, who was accused by his former employer of being part of an unlawful team move to a competitor.

Notable practitioners

Daniel Naftalin is highly regarded for his successful practice acting on both sides of employment disputes. He is proficient in worker status, discrimination and team move cases.
"He's very good technically, commercially extremely savvy and very pragmatic as well." "He provides clear and helpful advice and suggests ways of moving forward which are very effective." "He is extremely attentive to his clients and has the talent of keeping his mind cool when difficult situations arise. He is extremely personable and makes himself available; he's a real pleasure to work with."

Greg Campbell advises senior executives on a broad range of employment issues including exits, whistle-blowing and discrimination claims. He has notable expertise in the financial services sector.
"He's a well-rounded and experienced solicitor - creative and innovative when it comes to finding solutions to complex situations." "He's very commercial." "He is brilliant in the financial services space."

Jennifer Millins is commended for her skill managing large-scale litigation. She has acted on, and offers notable expertise in, substantial equal pay claims.
"She's fantastic." "She's super smart and very dynamic." "She's a real class act."

Joanna Blackburn is widely noted for her work acting for both employers and individual senior executives. She acts on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters.
"She's outstanding; she's incredibly knowledgeable on all matters relating to employment law." "She's a fantastic lawyer." "She's absolutely superb - proactive, responsive and with a clear strategy."

Sarah Keeble is esteemed for her broad employment practice on behalf of major corporates. She is experienced in handling an array of matters in the Employment Tribunal and High Court.
"She's excellent - responsive, proactive, commercial, considered and empathetic." "She is a great technical lawyer; she is fantastic." "She's amazing; she is just a great tactician and a master of taking a tricky case from start to finish and getting great results."

Sharon Tan regularly acts for large clients from a broad range of industries. She offers expertise spanning advisory and transactional matters including international employment.
"She's very bright and very pragmatic." "Her advice is practical, on point, efficient and very valuable." "She has an absolutely amazing legal brain; whether it's contentious or non-contentious, she's outstanding."

Susannah Kintish is noted for her wide knowledge of employment law. She regularly advises clients on senior executive exits and whistle-blowing matters.
"She is highly responsive, collaborative and highly pragmatic in achieving outcomes." "She is very knowledgeable, very committed and available."

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Overview

The employment team at Mishcon de Reya manages the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious employment law. We act at the highest level for both organisations and senior executives on complex, high profile and high stakes situations. As a result, we have a unique understanding of tactics deployed by both sides and a balanced understanding of the issues involved.

We offer advice in the following areas:
•    Discrimination, Bullying & Harassment
•    HR Advisory and Employment Documentation
•    Redundancy and Restructuring
•    Transactional Support and TUPE
•    Team Moves and Restrictive Covenants
•    Whistleblowing
•    Worker Status and the Gig Economy
•    Incentives
•    Business Immigration

We advise clients across all business sectors, with niche expertise advising LLPs and Partnerships, working seamlessly with our dedicated incentives and business immigration teams. Together we build our clients' businesses, defend against claims, resolve disputes, and manage investigations and complex executive and boardroom issues, leveraging our dedicated reputation protection experts where needed.

We also work with CEOs, founders, board members and senior executives across all sectors, from finance and banking to sport and fashion, to manage their personal employment law needs. This ranges from negotiating the terms on which they enter or exit employment, to resolving disputes, or representing them in regulatory investigations and proceedings.

Members

Blackburn, Joanna

Campbell, Greg

Campbell, Greg

Cummings, David

Diosi, Stephen

Keeble, Sarah

Kintish, Susannah

Kintish, Susannah

Levine, Mark

Millins, Jennifer

Naftalin, Daniel

Tan, Sharon

Tan, Sharon

Waring, Åsa

Winch, Will

Industries

Fashion & Retail

Financial Services

Media & Entertainment

Professional Services

Recruitment Services

Sports

Technology

Employment Department

Mishcon de Reya LLP

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Department location

Africa House

70 Kingsway

London

Greater London

UK

WC2B 6AH

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London (Firms)

Employment: Employer


Daniel Naftalin
Band 2
Joanna Blackburn
Band 2
Sarah Keeble
Band 4

Employment: Senior Executive


Daniel Naftalin
Band 1
Greg Campbell
Band 3