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 collective 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 Aviation and Logistics team.
Andrew often contributes regularly to the national press and various HR 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 and ACCA. Andrew also provides in-house training to clients.
Working It Out
Things to Watch and Do in 2018
A Reason to Believe
Uber and Out Again
An October Smorgasbord
Please Put Proper Prevention Procedures in Place Promptly
I Gotta Injury to Feeling
Jasmine in Your Mind
Getting in Touch with Your GDPR
Out with the Old Data, In with the New GDPR
Strong and Stable Uncertainty
You are Hereby Terminated
Get in the Know about Mental Health
Plumbing Gender Data
That's All Settled Then
Please Mind the Gender Pay Gap (Part 3)
Unwanted Xmas Presents
Putting Birth and Breastfeeding First
What’s Your Zero Hours Tolerance Policy?
Taxing Termination Payments
Getting Into the UK After Brexit
Keeping Personal Data Safe and Secure
Bringing Employers to Heel
Bribery Act Conviction Not So Sweett
What’s in the Public Interest?
Taking Away Childcare Vouchers
Please Mind the Gender Pay Gap (Part 2)
What are the main differences between US and UK employment law?
The Case of the Over-Helpful HR Department
Hang On to What You've Got
From the Pitch to the Tribunal
The Working Time Traveller
Time for Review?
The Ghost of Social Media
Please Mind the Gender Pay Gap
Get Out Now! No, Call the Police!
The Woolworths and Election Blues Connection
When the Written Word is not Black and White
Fixed-term contracts as alternatives to redundancy
Is This the Way to Gross Misconduct?
Financial Times article on dealing with discrimination
The Dos and Don’ts of Dealing with Personal Data
The Latest Twist in Holiday Pay – Please, Sir, I Want Some More
The Signs of Assignment – The Law According to TUPE
Reserve forces personnel gain day one right to claim unfair dismissal
Remember, Remember the First of October
When settling is better than fighting a tribunal claim
Fines for non-payment of tribunal awards
Changing employment terms without employee consent
Employment law: Is there protection for British workers overseas?
Is fighting outside work grounds for the sack?
Taking time over Christmas
Companies cannot 'unquestionably' accept OH if they say a worker isn't disabled
Having been a Governor at St John’s Primary School for eight years, Andrew is now an Associate Member on the School’s Resources Committee.
Practice head Andrew Knorpel ‘is always very clear and concise’ and ‘does not sit on the fence with his opinion’
The Legal 500 UK 2017
Andrew Knorpel is well regarded for handling a broad range of employment issues and has a focus on the aviation industry, regularly handling corporate restructurings, contract outsourcing and TUPE in the sector. His practice also includes employee data-protection matters. Clients say: "He is excellent: very knowledgeable and proficient."
Chambers & Partners UK 2018
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