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What We’ve Been Up To Recently

Over the last few months we’ve been –

Advising in connection with an employee who resigned following the commencement of an investigation into allegations of theft/fraud and the withholding of stolen monies from sums due to them on termination

Advising on restructuring a team where the business required all continuing staff to have an enhanced level of skills to comply with new sector and customer expectations

Successfully obtaining undertakings from a former employee who had been attempting to solicit the business of customers in breach of his contractual post-termination restrictions

Advising on handling a complaint made by a significant customer against a particular member of staff

Advising on multiple grievances raised by various staff against a colleague alleging unwanted verbal and physical contact of a sexual nature

Drafting contracts of employment for various clients including a bus company, a veterinary practice, a firm of architects, a manufacturer and a video games wholesaler

Advising client in connection with disciplinary action taken against an employee who had sent offensive emails to other staff

Drafting consultancy agreement for various organisations, including those in the financial sector and leisure industries

Drafting agreements for clients in the charities and education sectors which would allow the recovery of substantial training costs in the event of an employee leaving employment

Reviewing staff handbook and contracts of employment for an international bank in light of the introduction of the senior managers regime in the financial sector

Advising a client on the introduction of a new commission structure to comply with FCA regulations and the inclusion of average commission in the calculation of holiday pay to comply with recent case law

Working with various employers to respond to data subject access requests, analysing data gathered and applying various exemptions where appropriate

Successfully defending employment tribunal proceedings against an airline client for constructive dismissal and unlawful deductions, including representation at hearing

Quick Contact

Andrew Knorpel

Partner (Head of Employment)

Tel: +44 (0)1932 590673

Céline Winham


Tel: +44 (0)1932 590581

Fiona McAllister


Tel: +44 (0)1932 590566