Profile submitted by David Hoey
A Law Society Accredited Employment Law Specialist well known in his field. Provides tailored employment documentation/advice on all employment matters, including disciplinary issues, performance questions, ill health absences, dismissals, enforceability of restrictive covenants and settlement agreements. Advises clients in managing situations that arise in the workplace and in dealing with workplace disputes. Experienced in dealing with restructuring, redundancies and related matters. Represents clients at forums throughout the UK covering issues such as unfair dismissal, unlawful deduction of wages, breach of contract, discrimination and interdicts. Has been involved in significant business transfers in the public and private sectors. Sought after speaker, e.g., CLT, IoD, Scottish Discrimination Law Association and Law Society of Scotland’s Employment Law Group.
Chair, IoD Glasgow and West of Scotland Region, Board member of Engage Renfrewshire; Mentor, Scottish Mentoring Network; Chairman, Renfrew Burgh Band.
Partner BTO (2002–present); Visiting Professor of Employment Law, University of Strathclyde law school (2011–present); Mentor, the Scottish Mentoring Service and Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce (2010–present); Lecturer in employment law, University of Stirling (2010–present); Tutor in employment law, University of Strathclyde (1998–present); Solicitor, Pinsent Masons (2000-02).
Various publications (including academic article in 2008 JR 291-315 on Tribunal Jurisdiction)
Bass trombone and reading.