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Charles Russell Speechlys

Michael Powner

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Employment: Employer
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Michael Powner regularly provides transactional employment support to clients from a range of industries, often handling matters involving cross-border elements. He is experienced in advising on dismissals and the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
"He has an extensive understanding of the law and commercial acumen when it comes to applying it." "He is an extremely talented practitioner." "He consistently demonstrates great expertise."
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Michael is a corporate employment lawyer with a UK, US, European and Middle Eastern client base.

Michael was head of the Employment, Pensions and Immigration group but is now on the Ex-Com at Charles Russell Speechlys, and is primarily a corporate employment lawyer with a UK, US, European and Middle Eastern client base. He has extensive expertise in providing commercial advice to reduce exposure to litigation. Michael also has substantial transactional experience with IPO, private equity/venture capital, due diligence/risk analysis and TUPE-related advice on a vast array of M&A and outsourcing deals. Additionally, he advises PLC clients in the negotiation of senior executive service contracts and severance terms as well as the employment hurdles to setting up new ventures. Particular expertise with European restructurings and dispute resolution as well as UK equal pay and gender pay reporting obligations.

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Michael Powner

Charles Russell Speechlys

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