Offshore: Employment Department

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What the team is known for Renowned for its work on both contentious and non-contentious employment law including restructuring, union disputes and tribunal claims. Clients include domestic and international groups, as well as senior-level executives. Enjoys a growing reputation acting as employment counsel on mergers and acquisitions. Offers additional capabilities in regulatory compliance including GDPR.

Strengths A client comments: "They are approachable, understanding, informative and can turn around matters quickly."

Work highlights Represented a global asset management business with regards to the Jersey employment law aspects of its USD1.3 billion acquisition of an alternative investment management software provider.

Notable practitioners

Carla Benest
operates a well-respected employment practice in which she advises a variety of clients including asset managers and trust companies on the full gamut of employment issues.
"She is extremely professional, personable and able to discuss complex issues in non-legal terms."

Laurie Child
is a senior associate in the firm's employment practice. He has a burgeoning disputes-focused practice, but is also capable of advising clients on non-contentious matters.
"Laurie is very helpful, very quick to respond and gives very practical advice."