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Winckworth Sherwood

Employment

4 ranked lawyersBand 2London (Firms)UK 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-regarded employment team that specialises in the representation of senior executives. Respected for its work on a range of employment law matters, including whistle-blowing, discrimination, equal pay and dismissals. Focused on advising individuals from the professional and financial services sectors. Demonstrates experience acting in the Employment Tribunal and High Court and in arbitrations.

Strengths

Clients highlight the lawyers' "fabulous response times on complicated issues; they are always available, easy to work with and give great advice."

Others state that "they are outstanding in their field."

Sources comment that "it is a great firm with pragmatic practitioners."

Notable practitioners

Andrew Yule advises senior executives on significant moves and disputes. He is valued for his knowledge of the financial services sector.
"He has depth of knowledge and is incredibly calm, very responsive and incredibly hard-working." "He understands our business very well and provides thoughtful advice and a commercial view."

Bettina Bender is sought after for her expertise in employment matters including departures and dismissal and discrimination claims. She is experienced in advising senior executives on substantial cross-border matters.
"She's absolutely superb; she explains the law in a clear, straightforward way, is very reassuring and is very knowledgeable." "She is a great lawyer; her legal advice is brilliant."

Jo Keddie has a broad practice encompassing advisory and contentious work. She is an expert in senior executive departures and claims relating to whistle-blowing, unfair dismissal and discrimination.
"She's an excellent lawyer - very intelligent with a great deal of experience and commercial wisdom." "She's truly outstanding; she demonstrates a deep understanding of employment law and very strong negotiating skill, underpinned by excellent communication."

Susan Kelly is noted for her deep knowledge of employment law and regularly assists senior executives with sensitive matters.
"She's a very strong employment lawyer - very good at putting things together and a very good, sympathetic person to work with." "She's an incredibly reliable, reassuring and thorough adviser, proactive and prompt in communicating and responding to changing circumstances." "She's incredibly focused and compassionate; she's always on top of complex details and experienced in navigating negotiations."

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Winckworth Sherwood

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Minerva House

5 Montague Close

London

Greater London

UK

SE1 9BB

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Employment: Senior Executive


Andrew Yule
Up and Coming
Bettina Bender
Band 4
Susan Kelly
Band 4