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Number of partners: 13
Number of other fee-earners: 9

Paul Quain, Jon Gilligan

THE FIRM GQ|Littler is a leading specialist law firm for employers in the UK. The firm is part of Littler, the world’s largest employment law firm with over 1,500 lawyers in 80 offices worldwide, providing a single source solution to international businesses, including cutting-edge technology and research solutions.

In practice, this means:
■ Top quality, partner-led advice and a single source solution provider to the global community seamlessly across borders
■ Lawyers with a proven track record of handling the most demanding and complex issues
■ A highly responsive service
■ A genuine commitment to alternative fee structures including a ‘one’ approach which entails one format, one invoice, one responsible partner and one coordinated fee proposal
■ Proven commitment to diversity with a balanced partnership team
■ A partnering style that focuses on each client’s individual risk appetite and culture
■ A rewarding and liberating environment for ambitious and entrepreneurial lawyers to develop


The firm is experienced in advising on all employment law issues from complex change projects, M&A support, litigation and senior dismissals, to everyday employee relations issues.

The firm has particular expertise in relation to:
■ High Court litigation related to any people issues in the work-place including disputes with contractors, restrictive covenants, confidential information, poaching and team moves
■ Diversity and inclusion in the work-place (including training)
■ High-value Employment Tribunal litigation including discrimination and whistle-blowing
■ Business restructuring and redundancy programmes
■ Mental health in the work-place
■ Executive/senior employee hiring and firing
■ International HR projects
■ Employment law aspects of M&A transactions, outsourcing, insourcing and off-shoring
■ Pay and bonuses
■ Employee incentives and share schemes
■ Employment Tax, including IR35 expertise
■ Immigration
■ Trade union, industrial relations, collective bargaining and Works Council issues

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 19 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

European Employers Expect Long-Term Workplace Changes Post-Pandemic, New Littler Research Finds

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Bearers of bad news: what HR needs to know about insolvency

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GQ|Littler wins Legal Week's Future of Legal Services Innovation Award 2020

Hannah Mahon

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