Lawyer profile for UK 2022
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Richard is a Partner in our Employment and Immigration team. He specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law, advising clients in the public and private sectors.
Richard provides strategic advice on collective employee consultation duties and obligations arising out of company restructures, acquisitions, mergers, collective redundancies and outsourcing. This work includes informing, consulting and negotiating with Trade Unions to avoid legal claims and industrial action, as well as the application of TUPE.
Richard has extensive Employment Tribunal advocacy experience across the UK and has successfully undertaken judicial and commercial mediation cases.
Richard advises on all the individual and collective employment law obligations arising out of Insolvency situations and any subsequent restructures and/or business transfers including employee rights; the legal obligations concerning individual and collective consultation and the application of UK law.
Richard's key practice areas are:
Information & Data Managment
Recovery & Insolvency
Partner, Capital Law Limited (2007 – present)
Associate, Eversheds LLP (1999 – 2007)
In House Employment Counsel, GlaxoSmithKline (2006 – 2007 16-month secondment)
In House Employment Lawyer for NHS Wales, Welsh Health Legal Services (1996 – 1999)
The Law Society of England and Wales
Employment Lawyers’ Association