Andrew Knorpel.

Partner (Head of Employment)

Andrew joined Mundays in 2013 as a Partner and Head of Mundays’ Employment Team, having previously been a Partner in another regional practice.

He is an employment law specialist, offering advice in connection with both contentious and non-contentious matters. He has a particular interest in corporate restructures, the outsourcing of contracts and associated employment issues, advising regularly on the practical aspects of redundancies and the TUPE Regulations. He is also a regular advocate in the Employment Tribunal.

Andrew has experience in advising employers operating in a variety of business sectors, including travel, aviation, charities and education. At Mundays, he is a member of our Retail and Aviation & Logistics teams.

A substantial part of Andrew’s practice also involves advising senior executives on moving on from existing roles, negotiating severance agreements, examining post-termination restrictions and reviewing the terms of proposed new employment.

Andrew often contributes to the national press and various journals. He is a regular speaker on employment issues in the region, both at the Firm’s own events and as a guest speaker for other organisations including CIPD. Andrew also provides in-house training to clients.

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It is refreshing to talk to Andrew who always takes as much time as necessary to understand the matter in hand and the implications to our business, how it affects the Company and the employees. Andrew deals with matters in a pragmatic and informed manner and in a language we can understand, without using complicated legal terms. He makes himself available at extremely short notice which is always appreciated. We have come to trust Andrew’s advice completely and he is a valued source of in-depth knowledge.
HR Manager in catering sector
The 'extremely effective and proactive' Andrew Knorpel leads a team that handles matters including complex sexual and disability discrimination, dismissals, redundancies and pensions, frequently involving tribunal hearings.
The Legal 500 UK
"He has provided key timely advice and support on a diverse number of employee relations. He is very approachable and easy to talk to with regard to any support we may require."
Chambers & Partners UK
Andrew Knorpel is held in high regard by interviewees, who draw attention to his "fantastic employment law knowledge," and praise him as a lawyer who is "very responsive, creative and practical in his approach." He is experienced in advising both individuals and corporate clients on complex employment matters, with a particular focus on the aviation sector.
Chambers & Partners UK
"He is able to grasp your situation and get to the nub of the problem quickly." Described by sources as "very helpful and personable,"
Chambers & Partners UK

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