What they say
"He does exceptional work in employment tribunal claims, has worked on very complex TUPE situations for us, and has provided invaluable advice and guidance on various employee relations issues and especially with mergers and acquisitions."
Chambers & Partners UK 2020
Phillip is a Gatwick-based Senior Associate in the employment
group. He works with a large number organizations ranging from international businesses, SMEs and charitable organisations as well as advising individuals. He provides focused and commercially minded advice regarding HR legal issues.
Phillip also assists clients with the Employment Tribunal process from receipt of claim to preparation of witness statements and provision of representation at Hearing.
Phillip regularly advises on the employee relations aspects of insolvency matters. Recent transactions include advising one of our large charity clients on the pre-pack acquisition of another charity.
He qualified as a solicitor in 2010.
Recent work examples
- Recently advised a high profile local client in respect of its obligations to consult collectively regarding redundancies and processes to be followed due the a partial business closure
- Advised a client on duty to make reasonable adjustments in respect of a disabled employee and managing a return to work following a lengthy sickness absence
- Currently advising a number of clients in respect of complex disciplinary and capability matters
Ranked as an Associate to Watch in Chambers 2020, Phil is also recommended in Legal 500 as being "very responsive".