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Simpson Millar LLP

Employment: Employee & Trade Union

1 ranked lawyersBand 3London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Nationwide firm with a well-regarded London team that represents trade unions and employees. Areas of specialism include severance negotiations, wrongful dismissal and equal pay disputes. Regularly represents clients in both the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Work highlights

Acted for a member of the FDA in claims of disability discrimination and failure to make reasonable adjustments.

Notable practitioners

Joy Drummond is considered a go-to adviser by a number of major trade unions, which rely upon her for an array of disputes. She is known for her strength handling issues of industrial action, unfair dismissal, whistle-blowing, discrimination and breach of contract.
"Her strengths are her experience, her intelligence and her good negotiating skill." "She's brilliant and very thorough."

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Employment: Employee & Trade Union


Joy Drummond
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