Our Work With Businesses

Some examples of the work we have done recently are shown here:
Corporate Acquisitions: advising an online property company on the employment aspects of a share purchase and a follow-up business transfer transaction
Corporate Disposals: advising the UK-based client of a US law firm on the employment aspects of share purchase agreements and business purchase agreements
Data Protection: advising a financial services company on how to respond to a data subject access request
Discrimination: successfully advising a financial services company on how to defend a claim involving multiple protected characteristics
Drafting Contractual Documentation: drafting employment contracts and staff handbooks, bonus and incentive schemes for an online property company, a branding company, a school, and a retailer with stores throughout the UK
Employment Status: advising a global faith-based organisation on the employment status of ordained and other staff
Employment Status: advising a global NGO and charity on the employment status of international and transnational staff
Flexible Working: advising an investment company on how to implement a part-time and flexible working arrangement for secretarial staff
Injunctions: advising a manufacturing company on a threatened injunction by a competitor as a result of our client employing a number of the competitor’s employees
Investigations: advising a parliamentary lobbyist on the methodology for investigating allegations of misconduct and potential discrimination
Misconduct: advising a regulated company on how to investigate and respond to suspicions of misconduct by senior staff
Outsourcing: negotiating for a software company its employment-related obligations and entitlements as a supplier and joint venture partner when supplying a bank
Pensions Auto-enrolment: advising a global charity on the consultation and implementation of auto-enrolment in place of group pension plans
Performance: advising a branding company on how to handle an underperforming IT manager
Restrictive Covenants: advising a recruitment company on how to take on and engage a consultant from a competitor
Reorganisation: advising an online property company on the reorganisation of employees following a TUPE transfer
Service Contracts: advising a private equity investor on the appointment of an investor director and other key staff
Service Contract Variation: advising an international publisher on how to vary the terms and conditions of senior staff
Shareholders: advising an investee management team on their shareholdings and service agreements in a private equity-backed corporation
Start-ups & Recruitment: advising a school on how to recruit and avoid breaching restrictive covenants when recruiting from competitors
TUPE: advising a television broadcaster on the employment aspects of insourcing its web design and maintenance functions
TUPE: advising a property holdings company on the TUPE aspects of acquiring and disposing of leasehold property with managing agent employees
Unfair Dismissal Immunity: successfully advising a government institution on how to avoid unfair dismissal liability due to statutory immunity

Working Hours: advising a retailer with a number of stores nationwide on the strategy and procedure for reducing the shop staff’s working hours