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Howard Hymanson

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Practice Areas

Howard Hymanson provides advice on a comprehensive range of contentious and non contentious employment law issues and is recognised as a leading practitioner by Chambers UK.

He has developed particular expertise in conducting high value discrimination cases, both before the employment tribunal and the appellate courts, as well as High Court. He regularly advises on senior executive terminations, director/shareholder and Partnership disputes as well as restrictive covenant injunctions.

Howard also provides specialist personal injury advice on mental health-related issues, which can have serious implications in a work environment. His experience of high-value, complex employer liability and stress-related High Court claims is wide-ranging and he often deals with multiple jurisdictions and parties.

He represents clients in the media and entertainment, professional sports, investment banking, professional services, and retail and leisure sectors.

Professional Memberships

Howard is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and sits on its Legislative and Policy Committee. He has also contributed to, and chaired, Working Parties commenting on draft legislation. He is well known for his work dealing with stress claims in the work place.