Employment - London (Firms)
Basic facts about the department
- 4 partners
- 2 other qualified lawyers
What the team is known for Specialist employment firm known for its high-level work advising senior executives on contract negotiations, employment tribunal claims and restrictive covenants. Also works with employers on a wide range of issues.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
"They are great from top to bottom. They are efficient and nothing is too much trouble. They are a real pleasure to work with."
"They send a chill down opponents' spines because they know their stuff - and opponents know they will get a tough fight."
Work highlights Advised Bruno Angelici in relation to his appointment to the Board of Vectura as an independent non-executive director.
Gareth Brahams regularly represents senior employees in the financial services sector. Sources say: "If you're a claimant running a difficult case, you want someone like Gareth in your corner because he fights his client's case as hard as he possibly can."
Arpita Dutt receives high praise, with an impressed source calling her "one of the best negotiators around because she routinely gets settlements that are worth more than the cases." Another says: "Clients get a fine service from her because she gets behind them and really cares about their litigation experience."
Ruth Badrick is praised for being "focused and well organised," as well as for being "knowledgeable and great at holding a client's hand." She routinely acts for employees and employers on a range of employment law matters.
Alistair French works across the full spectrum of employment law for senior executives and employers. He is noted by impressed clients for providing "thorough but pragmatic advice."
Significant clients Blick Rothenberg, Greenhill & Co International, First Utility, Pro Sight.