Joint Managing Partner, Employment Law
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Qualified as a solicitor: 1996
Highly experienced in the strategic aspects of large scale workforce projects, Tim can provide organisations with specialist advice on dealing with reorganisation, restructuring, redundancy and TUPE issues, alongside a range of other Employment law matters.
He also acts for employees, including senior executives, advising on complex service agreements, commission and bonus arrangements, settlement agreements, exit provisions and termination packages. Tim is an expert in the tax aspects of these arrangements.
Like fellow joint managing partner Jonathan Gater and Chairman Brenda Long, Tim completed his legal training at Blandy & Blandy and he has been with the firm for 25 years. He trained as a litigator before going on to specialise in Employment Law.
He actively participates in the firm's annual programme of events, including an Employment Law seminar and mock employment tribunal.
Advising a transport company on the transfer to it of a significant number of employees covered by the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) and the issues involved in the subsequent restructuring of the way the workforce delivered the services provided.
Advising a family company on the employment aspects of the purchase of an independent hotel, including the transfer of staff under TUPE and a linked redundancy process.
Advising a senior executive of a leading pharmaceuticals company on a settlement package, including both compensation and share option provisions worth c £0.75m.
Advising a vice president of sales on a settlement offered in the context of a change in control of the company for which they worked, achieving a 50% increase in the compensation ultimately paid by the employer compared with its original offer.
Advising on the defence of multiple employment tribunal claims brought by employees made redundant in the context of the restructuring of our client’s salesforce, successfully securing the dismissal of their claims following settlement for limited sums in each case.
Advising the remaining shareholder and director of a long established local family company on the exit from the company of their co-shareholders and co-directors, involving the successful resolution of employment, directorship and share-related issues.
Member, Employment Lawyers Association
Member, The Law Society
Universite de Nantes, Diplome d’ Etudes Juridiques
University of Wales (College of Cardiff ) LLB (Hons) Law and French
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