Specialising in all aspects of employment law for businesses and individuals, Richard has a strong employer client base and regularly advises on discrimination issues, complex redundancies, re-organisations and business transfers. He often gives seminars and training sessions on a range of topical employment issues which clients acknowledge as being “interesting and beneficial”.
In Chambers & Partners directory, Richard has been described by a client as “superb in his approach, exceedingly knowledgeable and really understands business“. Noted by The Legal 500 UK as “very responsive” and “approachable”, Richard “provides a good sounding board for employment related issues” and “offers pragmatic common sense advice at all times”.
Examples of Richard’s recent work includes:
- Settling a complex unfair dismissal and whistleblowing claim on favourable terms for the employer
- Advising on the purchase of a business out of administration including complex TUPE and insolvency issues
- Successfully defending a high value disability discrimination claim
- Advising on a restructuring and large scale redundancy process resulting in no claims being made against the employer.