Lewis Silkin LLP

Michael Burd

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Practice Areas

Chair of the Partnership and Partner. Advises on all aspects of employment and partnership law. Particular areas of interest include board issues, contested dismissals and redundancy, partnership issues, business transfers, employment tribunal claims and advice aimed at preventing employment disputes and ensuring compliance with statutory regulations. His practice is highly international, dealing with both UK clients' employment law needs globally and with UK issues for clients in numerous other jurisdictions.


Qualified 1986; Partner, Lewis Silkin 1988.

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association; European Employment Lawyers Association; President of City of Westminster Law Society (1995-96); Board Member, Ius Laboris global employment law alliance.


Regular column in Management Today.


Born 1958; BA Columbia University 1980; MPhil Cambridge University 1982.