Employment law advice for
executives, directors and officers

"Regularly sought out by financial institutions and clients from the professional services."

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We assist our senior executive clients to understand their legal rights and duties, and to maximise their financial entitlements. We put them in the strongest possible position to enforce those rights successfully, whether through negotiation, mediation or litigation.

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To be successful, executives must actively manage their careers – including taking tough and sometimes risky decisions when necessary. It is essential that your adviser listens carefully, quickly grasps the situation and understands the context of your sector and its challenges.

Having our specialist expertise and hands-on approach gives our clients the added confidence to take a firm grip, to pursue their goals and build for the future.

Our team is top-ranked in The Legal 500 UK, 2022 for senior executive work.

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The team has a strong reputation for employment knowledge and advice coupled with a fast, responsive and understanding service for clients."

Legal 500 UK, 2020

The firm has managed to retain the dedicated personal service ethos."

Legal 500 UK, 2020

Timely responses with excellent advice."

Legal 500 UK, 2020

They are reliable, flexible and really care about their clients in turbulent times."

Chambers UK 2019, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

They are knowledgeable in the field, commercially minded and they're keen to get results."

Chambers UK 2019, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession


Our Employment Law insights for Executives

Our Employment Law insights for Executives

FAQs for Executives

What are the key employment law issues that arise for senior executives, directors and officers?


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Redundancy because of COVID-19 - top 10 tips for senior executives negotiating an exit

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Equal pay and the gender pay gap

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Getting a senior job with a boutique firm in London is about to become complicated

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Finance Directors in the spotlight

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Credibility of witness evidence justified dismissal under FCA’s ‘fit and proper’ test

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Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace

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Financial Services

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Gender pay inequality

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Sex discrimination in the city

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What have we learned from the Senior Managers and Certification Regime?

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Services for Directors and Officers

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Employment law advice for executives

Executive FAQs

10 FAQs setting out the key employment law issues that arise for senior executives, directors and officers.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK Employment Law FAQs for Executives

The following FAQs set out the key employment law questions that may arise at this time of crisis for Senior Executives, Directors and Officers.

Disciplinary and grievance procedures, absence and performance management

Advising in relation to disciplinary and grievance procedures is one of our core areas of employment law expertise.

Discrimination claims

We have a wealth of experience of discrimination law in relation to complex and high value discrimination, harassment and diversity matters.

Employment disputes and litigation

Litigation and disputes are fundamental to what we do. We have years of experience acting in the most complex and challenging employment disputes.

Flexible working and family friendly rights at work

We advise on family friendly rights at work, including maternity leave, adoption leave and employment rights in surrogacy cases.

Restrictive covenants and team moves

We are widely known for giving practical advice to clients dealing with matters in the workplace, Employment Tribunal or High Court.

Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace

We advise organisations and individuals dealing with sexual misconduct in the workplace.

Terminations and settlement agreements

We have vast experience advising on terminations and settlement agreements and have a proven track record of achieving optimal outcomes.

Workplace investigations and whistleblowing

Acting for employers seeking to defend themselves against whistleblowing allegations or individuals who have blown the whistle.

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Living with the competition? You might have to tell your boss - Richard Fox quoted in Financial News

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Fair redundancies - Top 10 tips for employers: Part 2 - Collective Consultation

Tribunal costs orders – claimants beware

Inappropriate behaviour - when the past is not left in the past

Who’d be a Whistle Blower?

Your legal rights on returning to work during COVID-19

#BulliesBeKind – top tips for senior executives tackling workplace bullying

Transatlantic trends from the UK’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Paycheck Protection Program in the US

Partners' future under spotlight during crisis

Loxit - what are the key legal considerations for UK employers?

How can partners prepare for a post COVID-19 firm cull?

Beware the hidden cost of furlough abuse

#BulliesBeKind – Isn’t it time for workplaces to be free of bullying?

Cyber bullying in the workplace during remote working

Taking a pay cut - is it the right thing to do?

Legal rights if you're made to work in the office during COVID-19

Falling between the cracks – is it time to legislate for dual discrimination?

What can employers do to combat the recent surge in disability discrimination claims?

Calling out discrimination in banking bonuses

Mind the (Ethnicity Pay) Gap

Shared Parental Leave – Men it could be time to burn your boxers

UK's Senior Managers And Certification Regime - All Change On 9 December?

Getting a senior job with a boutique firm in London is about to become complicated

Will there be cultural change in the financial and professional services?

Two years after #MeToo: is there a case for banning relationships at work?

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