Womble Bond Dickinson UK LLP

Employment Department

The South
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What the team is known for Highly regarded practice acting for national and international companies on the full spectrum of employment matters. Strong team of experts with experience in discrimination disputes, outsourcing and providing strategic advice for employers across a range of other employment law issues. Work includes several recent examples of both contentious matters and transactional projects. Regularly advises clients from the finance, education and retail sectors.

Strengths A client highlights the team for its "approachable people with great practical knowledge."

Another interviewee states: "Their work is consistently to the very highest standard and the firm has a strong customer service ethic," also describing it as "very aware of the particular commercial context in which our business operates."

Work highlights Assisted NICE Systems Technologies with a series of PHI benefits-related claims from a serial litigant.

Notable practitioners

Christina Tolvas-Vincent is an experienced lawyer who advises on a broad range of complex employment matters. Praising her "excellent technical knowledge and command of employment law," an interviewee further describes her as "approachable, sympathetic, responsive and committed to excellent service to the client."

Managing associate Dan Fawcett acts on employment disputes, contractual issues and corporate employment advice. A client says: "He is extremely friendly and knowledgeable, and it truly feels like he is one of our team," while another interviewee describes him as "very sound technically and reliable."

Jon Hales focuses his practice on TUPE matters, company restructuring and outsourcing issues as well as senior executive exits. A client who highlights his "focus on client service" also reports: "Jon is strong on the technical aspects of employment law and understands our particular business challenges."