Pinsent Masons LLP handles a wide range of employment matters on behalf of its clients. The firm is particularly active in representing employers from the healthcare and financial service sectors. It is frequently sought out for its expert handling of Employment Tribunal claims arising from allegations of discrimination, unfair dismissal and whistle-blowing detriment. The firm also offers strong capabilities in advising employers whose former employees have committed confidentiality breaches and misused confidential information.
"They are very aware of what is going on in the industry and what economic factors may impact us. Furthermore, everyone is supportive, available and knowledgeable."
"The team is responsive and provides advice in a practical, easy-to-understand way. Furthermore, they are very competent in understanding the business context and the desired outcome for our company and guiding us towards this outcome."
"The team are always on hand to respond to queries. They listen to client requirements but are happy to challenge and provide commercial advice."
"They are very user-friendly, and have a great balance of functional mastery and commercial awareness."
"They have a very quick grasp of the issues and provide clear and succinct advice."
Pinsent Masons advised Houlihan Lokey on the employment aspects of its acquisition of Baylor Klein.
Edward Goodwyn is noted for his work advising employers from sectors including healthcare and construction. He routinely assists clients with TUPE, IR35 and the SMCR, as well as their defence of claims of discrimination, harassment and whistle-blowing. "He is attuned to the cultural and commercial realities of our organisation, leading to highly effective and tailored advice.""Ed is an excellent partner, who takes time to understand his client organisation and their culture, and will tailor his advice accordingly."