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DMH Stallard hires asb law Group Head to join Employment Team

07 Oct 2015

DMH Stallard has announced the appointment of employment partner, Greg Burgess, who joins from asb law.

The lateral hire underlines DMH Stallard’s ability to recruit the very best talent in the region and London to support its growth strategy and continue to deliver the very best legal services to its growing client base. The hire follows the appointment of Abigail Owen who joined from regional law firm Rawlison Butler in August 2014, and now brings the total number of Partner lateral hires to seven in the last twelve months.

Rustom Tata, DMH Stallard Chairman and Head of Employment commented:

The Management Team at DMH Stallard has a clear strategy for growth. We will continue to focus on hiring Partners that have a reputation and track record of helping clients to deliver success.

"Our commitment to making DMH Stallard a great place to work, coupled with our clear and ambitious plans for growth, and our enviable list of clients has helped us to do that. To have quality senior people join us is something we expect will continue as the legal market develops with clients expecting a more focussed approach from their lawyers.”

Greg, who will join DMH Stallard’s Employment Group, has more than 15 years’ experience in the field, of which the last seven years has been spent heading up asb law’s employment team. He provides proactive commercial responsive advice on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues for public and private sector clients. His practice predominantly focuses on advising on the employment law and people aspects of business critical projects such as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, redundancy and restructuring, change management projects, and outsourcing projects. He also has significant expertise in dealing with issues arising from misuse of confidential information and breaches of post-termination restrictions in employment contracts. He works closely with directors and HR teams in businesses across London and the South East, helping navigate them through challenging employment law issues.

DMH Stallard retained its top tier ranking for Employment in both of this year’s legal directories, Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 UK. Clients rate the employment practice as simply “superb”.

For more information, please contact Chris Gape, Cobb PR on 01323 416999 or chris.gape@cobbpr.com.

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