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Taylor Wessing

Employment

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What the team is known for

Advises large employers from the technology, financial services and life sciences sectors. Adept at handling highly complex litigation in both the Employment Tribunal and the High Court. Also regularly advises clients on the employment aspects of corporate transactions. Frequently handles matters involving multiple jurisdictions.

Strengths

Sources comment that "it is a very good firm that produces good-quality work."

Others observe that the lawyers are "good, reasonable, prompt and commercial."

Notable practitioners

Paul Callaghan heads the firm's UK employment group. He demonstrates extensive expertise handling international employment matters, both advisory and contentious.

Sean Nesbitt continues to advise international and domestic clients on a broad array of employment issues. He routinely assists employers in the financial, retail and professional services sectors.
"He's a very capable lawyer with good technical skills." "He's always very pragmatic."

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Overview

We are lawyers who understand the world of human resources, both in the UK and internationally. We are used to dealing with internationally based businesses in relation to both their UK needs and large scale multi-jurisdictional projects. We tackle people problems creatively from every angle. We know that employment issues are often the most delicate and important the business will face. We ensure that we understand your business needs and apply the law pragmatically and commercially.

The employment team has a significant experience in advising both large and small employers across a wide range of sectors including the technology, life sciences, retail, consumer goods and luxury brands sectors. Our experience means we can offer you flexible solutions to issues affecting personnel today and tomorrow.

We offer a number of fixed fee and market leading technology assisted products to give you both certainty of legal spend and to reduce the amount of time you need to spend on employment issues. 

Taylor Wessing has in recent years established itself as a leader in relation to gig economy issues. Sean Nesbitt, Head of the international Employment, Pensions & Mobility group, is a regular commentator on television, radio and has made a number of press appearances in relation to the recent Uber case and similar cases, presenting on the future of work relationships to the Employment Law Bar Association.

Clients

Afren plc (in administration)

Boston Marks Group

EasyJet Airline Company Limited

Fabrinet Limited

Gallup Ltd

Gig App Limited

Gulf Keystone Petroleum plc

Leanworks Limited (trading as YPlan)

Macmillan Publishers International Limited

Medicxi Ventures (UK) LLP

Meteo Group Limited

News Corporation UK & Ireland Limited

OTCEx

Piper Jaffray Limited

Yuno Juno Limited

Employment Department

Taylor Wessing

firm
Department location

5 New Street Square

London

Greater London

UK

EC4A 3TW

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London (Firms)

Employment: Employer


Paul Callaghan
Band 4
Sean Nesbitt
Band 3