Executive Recruitment & Termination

What our employment lawyers do

The termination of a director or senior executive can be a critical event for any organisation. We have the skills and experience to guide the employer through this process, helping it make appropriate offers to attract the right talent, as well as informed tactical decisions in relation to any termination.

We appreciate the need for advance planning and analysis, prompt and pragmatic advice and the right balance of sensitivity and resilience in negotiations, all combined with a thorough understanding of corporate documents and underlying company law.

How our employment lawyers work

The employment group at DMH Stallard has deep experience of advising clients in many sectors on senior terminations.

We also act for senior executives in relation to severance agreements in both the private and public sectors.

In the public and third sectors, experience from our leading public sector practice gives us a clear understanding of employment disputes in the context of the exercise of statutory powers.

How we've helped

  • Advising on the departure of a finance director where there was a dispute relating to his share options and the buy back arrangements for those shares.
  • Working very closely with trustees in relation to the removal of a long standing, internationally recognised CEO of an international charity.
  • Negotiating the exit from a number of independent schools and colleges of Head teachers and senior executive staff.
  • Advice to the statutory Monitoring Officer and achieving the removal of two statutory Chief Officers, including advice in relation to the DIP process.

  • Brighton - Jubilee St

    1 Jubilee Street


    East Sussex

    BN1 1GE

  • Brighton - Old Steine

    47 Old Steine


    East Sussex

    BN1 1NW

  • Gatwick

    Griffin House

    135 High Street


    West Sussex

    RH10 1DQ

  • Guildford

    Wonersh House

    The Guildway

    Old Portsmouth Road



    GU3 1LR

  • Hassocks

    32 Keymer Road


    West Sussex

    BN6 8AL

  • Horsham

    3rd Floor

    Afon Building

    Worthing Road


    West Sussex

    RH12 1TL

  • London

    6 New Street Square

    New Fetter Lane


    EC4A 3BF

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