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Provided by Shiv Raja

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Shiv specialises in employment and partnership law. He advises senior executives, partners, LLP members, companies, partnerships and LLPs on a range of contentious and non-contentious workplace issues. His recent experience includes partner exits, discrimination, whistleblowing, compulsory retirement and expulsion.

Shiv advises clients from a variety of sectors on all aspects of their employment, from reviewing contracts to contentious exits involving unfair dismissal, whistleblowing and discrimination. He has significant experience advising senior executives on the negotiation of their settlement agreements. He is particularly interested in employee and partner competition cases and has advised a number of senior individuals on restrictive covenants and team moves, and has experience of litigating in the Employment Tribunal and High Court and regularly assists with the resolution of disputes. Shiv provides clear, commercial and pragmatic advice to all his clients.

Career

Shiv joined Fox in 2019. Shiv trained at Allen & Overy and qualified as a solicitor in 2014.

Professional Memberships

Employment Lawyers Association and the Association of Partnership Practitioners. Shiv is also a Freeman of the City of London Solicitors’ Company.

Publications

Shiv has written a number of articles, including in Accountancy Daily, The Accountant and People Management. He has also appeared on ‘Foxed’, the firm’s podcast, discussing issues relating to team moves.

Languages Spoken

English and Gujarati

Work Highlights

• Advising an law firm equity member relating to the use of confidential information for the purpose of taking legal advice, and ultimately managed the member’s exit from the firm on agreed terms.

• Advising a senior executive working at a bank on how to respond to an investigation into a breach of the Conduct Rules under the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR) and the bank’s internal policy on the acceptable use of IT, following an allegation of misuse of confidential information.

• Advising a insurance broker in relation to discriminatory conduct against him and negotiating terms of exit in accordance with his objectives, to include retention of a sign-on bonus.

• Advising a law firm in relation to an investigation and subsequent disciplinary action against a partner concerning sharing of confidential client information, dishonesty and integrity issues.

Education

London School of Economics and Political Science

LLB

2007 - 2010

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Employment: Senior Executive - London (Firms)
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Shiv Raja has notable experience negotiating exit agreements and other non-contentious matters. His practice also sees him handle employment disputes.

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