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Paul Fontes

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Paul Fontes frequently advises employers on sensitive litigation in the Employment Tribunal and High Court. He is also experienced in the SMCR and in conducting investigations.
"He brings a very personal touch to his work and he adapts well to his clients. He also has a strong understanding of the law, particularly in litigation, and he is very proactive - I know everything is in good hands with him." "He is able to set out what the law requires but he helps you work within the commercial realities, ensuring you meet your business needs and mitigate risks."
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Paul is a partner in the human resources practice and head of Eversheds LLP's employment team in London.

Paul has considerable experience of conducting proceedings in the Employment Tribunals and the High Court and regularly defends high value and commercially sensitive claims on behalf of employers. He also advises on non-contentious issues such as incentive plans and remuneration structures, business reorganisations and redundancies, executive appointments and terminations and the employment law aspects of corporate transactions. He regularly advises on and co-ordinates multi-jurisdictional projects.

Paul advises clients across a broad range of sectors with particular experience in the financial and professional services sectors. He advises a number of FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies, major professional services firms, regulatory bodies, investment banks, asset managers, hedge funds, brokers and other City institutions.

In addition to advising on employment matters, Paul also advises partnerships and LLPs on issues such as partner appointments and exits, restrictive covenants and team moves, discrimination and other partnership disputes.

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