Employment - South West
Basic facts about the department
- 4 partners
- 11 other qualified lawyers
- Office locations ranked: Cheltenham
What the team is known for Sizeable team with extensive, in-depth expertise across all areas of employment law, notably in education and healthcare-related matters. Significant presence amongst regional clients in numerous sectors, providing detailed HR knowledge alongside employment law advice.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"Very good - attentive, businesslike, efficient and straightforward to deal with."
"These lawyers provide practical advice, and explain the implications of changes in the law. They spend considerable time getting to know the nature of our business, so that they can provide accurate advice."
What's new? Highly regarded partner Matt Jenkin joined the team from Morgan Cole in the Thames Valley.
Work highlights Advised University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust on a long-term, complex dispute with a cardiologist. The high-profile case concerned issues of whistle-blowing, race discrimination, disability discrimination and unfair dismissal.
Recent hire Matt Jenkin impresses sources with his employment law practice, and has a strong reputation in the South West. Since joining the firm he has acted for claimants and respondents on numerous significant employment cases, concerning issues such as restructuring-related redundancies and a settlement agreement for an executive-level departure.
Senior associate Tim Crane offers advice to clients on a broad range of matters, such as restrictive covenants, discipline and grievance matters, employment tribunals and TUPE issues.
Significant clients London Borough of Redbridge, West Midlands Police, University Hospital of Leicester NHS Trust, Worcester Rugby Football Club, Dudley MBC.