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UK Yorkshire: South and West Employment

This section covers both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. Its scope includes employment litigation related to sex, race and age discrimination, workforce redundancies and other employment issues arising from transactions, advice on the writing of policy handbooks and HR training. In London, firms are ranked in separate subtables covering work for Employers, Employees & Trade Unions, and Senior Executives.

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Band 1
  1. Eversheds Sutherland
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    Eversheds Sutherland
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 1 | 2 Years Ranked
    Thriving practice noted for its expertise in complex employment tribunal litigation, TUPE matters and cross-border restructures. Recognised for its work relating to European Works Councils and global trade unions. Represents domestic and international companies across multiple sectors including leisure, transport and finance. Also highly proficient in matters pertaining to higher and further education.
  2. Squire Patton Boggs
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    Squire Patton Boggs
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 1 | 2 Years Ranked
    Supports regional, national and international clients on all areas of employment law, including restructuring, grievances and Employment Tribunal actions. Fields particular expertise in retail and is regularly instructed by high-profile names in this sector. Also notable for its work on industrial relations matters.
  3. Walker Morris LLP
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    Walker Morris LLP
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 1 | 2 Years Ranked
    Offers specialist services to large-scale businesses in the retail, banking, manufacturing and distribution sectors. Supports organisations on all facets of employment law, including disciplinary procedures and managerial departures. Experienced in handling employment issues arising from business transactions. Also has expertise advising on sports-related employment matters, particularly in relation to football.
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Band 2
  1. DAC Beachcroft LLP
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    DAC Beachcroft LLP
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 2 | 2 Years Ranked
    Adept at advising on the full range of employment matters for high-profile clients in the healthcare, insurance, retail and logistics industries. Significant experience handling sensitive employment litigation relating to claims of harassment and discrimination. Additional strength in TUPE and trade union matters.
  2. Pinsent Masons
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Capsticks Solicitors LLP
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    Capsticks Solicitors LLP
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Particularly adept at representing clients in the healthcare arena, representing numerous NHS trusts as well as private providers. Also known for its specialised employment advice for emergency services, including the police and fire brigade. Areas of expertise include TUPE and Employment Tribunal advocacy, as well as pay disputes and whistle-blowing cases.
  2. DLA Piper UK LLP
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    DLA Piper UK LLP
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Advises across the full spectrum of employment law matters, with notable experience handling cross-border projects, as well as domestic matters such as the dismissal of senior executives. Other areas of expertise include TUPE and outsourcing. Acts for a broad client base from a diverse range of industries, including manufacturing, retail and distribution. Also assists clients with GDPR and National Minimum Wage compliance.
  3. Irwin Mitchell
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    Irwin Mitchell
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Experienced team handling complex claims in employment tribunals, as well as day-to-day matters for large corporates, charities and education institutions. Specific areas of work include TUPE transfers, discrimination claims and industrial relations. Also adept when assisting clients with the employment aspects of transactions.
  4. 3
    Lupton Fawcett
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Advises on a full range of matters for employers in the education, construction and healthcare sectors. Routinely handles day-to-day HR and employment issues, as well as advising on disputes. Offers noted expertise in data protection and National Minimum Wage matters. Also recommended for its employment law training initiatives.
  5. Ward Hadaway
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    Ward Hadaway
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    Offers a wide range of services to clients, with particular expertise relating to TUPE transfers, industrial action and restructurings. Houses a strong team of advocates who make regular appearances before the Employment Tribunal, handling claims relating to discrimination, equal pay and whistle-blowing. Considerable presence in the healthcare sector, and also represents transportation companies, retailers and local authorities, among other clients.
  6. Clarion
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 3
  7. Schofield Sweeney
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. Addleshaw Goddard LLP
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    Addleshaw Goddard LLP
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years Ranked
    Notable for its work for regional and national employers and executives in sectors such as food and drink, energy, finance and transport. Recommended for Employment Tribunal claims, as well as general advisory matters. Areas of expertise include National Minimum Wage compliance, TUPE matters and restructuring advice. Client base also includes a number of national retailers.
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    Weightmans
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years Ranked
    Adept across the whole range of employment law issues, with a significant presence in the transport, logistics and healthcare sectors. Specialist knowledge includes managing industrial disputes. Also offers clients the benefit of its developed advocacy experience, handling a wide range of sensitive Employment Tribunal claims. Further experience handling redundancy and TUPE matters.
  3. Wrigleys Solicitors LLP
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    Wrigleys Solicitors LLP
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 4 | 2 Years Ranked
    Strong understanding of social enterprise, education and charities. Recommended for advice on TUPE, redundancies and restructures as well as Employment Tribunal claims concerning whistle-blowing and discrimination allegations. Adept at advising on the development of employment contracts and policies. Also assists with executive employment issues.
  4. Blacks Solicitors LLP
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 4
  5. Gateley Legal
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 4
  6. Knights plc
    Employment
    UK 2022 | Band 4