What the team is known for
Outstanding practice, recognised for its specialist focus on employment law and favoured by a substantially international, blue-chip clientele. Offers comprehensive coverage of practice area issues, including business closures, reorganisations, drafting policies and senior management negotiations, plus specialist expertise in sexual harassment, white-collar investigation and maternity benefit questions. Also skilled in working alongside companies' internal HR teams and active advising on trade union disputes and individual terminations.
Clients say the lawyers go beyond providing legal advice to collaborate with HR departments: "The team are well informed, clear and don't make law complex. They also know the audience and partner well with HR practices to drive organisational change from time to time."
Another source notes: "Interpreting and applying sometimes archaic legislation in a modern organisation - that is an area where they are strong. They are also very timely in their advice and very tactical."
Assisted plastics, chemicals and refining company Lyondell Basell with the closing down of a factory with a unionised workforce.
comes highly recommended by clients for his broad knowledge and expertise. One client notes his pragmatic approach and proactiveness as key qualities, adding that "he is able to foresee various situations and tailor advice to that, meaning he is able to mitigate risk."
is "an excellent lawyer,"
according to market sources, and regularly advises clients on individual terminations and sexual harassment complaints as well as other matters. One client enthuses: "I always trust her advice and counsel. We find her to be technically and legally savvy but also practical."