Shoosmiths LLP

Kevin McCavish

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Kevin is the head of Shoosmiths' London and Thames Valley Employment Team and has over 20 years of experience in providing legal support to HR teams.

Kevin has extensive UK and international experience and regularly advises clients on HR issues arising from complex organisational and structural changes.

Kevin trained and qualified as a barrister and spent three years at the Bar. He has considerable contentious employment law experience, including appearances at the Employment Appeal Tribunal and higher courts.

Examples of his recent work include:-

acting in the well-publicised case of Elaine Day against HRH The Prince of Wales;

defending the highest value (£1.5 million) gender reassignment case brought by Jessica Bussart;

advising a BBC production company on its relocation to Media City, Salford;

the highly publicised dispute between Mr Rollerson and Fujitsu Limited concerning alleged comments made about the implementation of the Government’s National Heath Service Database;

representing a major political party on positive discrimination in favour of female political candidates;

advising an asset management company on restraint of trade implications following a recent recruitment;

advising an employee of the BBC in relation to the employee's level of pay;