Employment

The team always seems to be ahead of the curve and develops close relationships with its clients.

Chambers UK

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Our employment law team provides fast, proactive and practical legal support. Approachable and commercially aware, our specialists have in-depth experience of the issues faced by businesses when managing their staff.

We keep clients up to date with the raft of new employment law regulations, highlighting how these could impact on their overall strategy and safeguarding against the potentially huge costs of non-compliance.

Penningtons Manches' approach is simple – rather than give dire warnings about legal rights and responsibilities, we look at the reality of a situation and suggest the best solution. We take time to understand the challenges faced by businesses in an uncertain market.

Our employment solicitors cover the whole spectrum of employment law issues, including contentious and non contentious matters. We advise major companies through to smaller private and owner-managed businesses in a wide variety of sectors, including financial services, healthcare, recruitment, publishing, media, IT, hotels and leisure, manufacturing, retail and professional services. We also act for public companies, academic institutions and other not-for profit organisations.

Although we are experienced litigators, and frequently represent organisations at employment tribunals and in court, we also offer specialist employment law advice in resolving conflict through alternative dispute resolution. Our package of services to ensure optimum management of human resources includes ongoing support through in-house training, seminars, workshops, newsletters and e-bulletins.

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Recent work highlights

Business reorganisation

Advising an international technology client on the redundancy of its workforce at its UK site, following a decision to cease operations in the UK.


Global reach

Acting for a multi-national in relation to all its employment law needs, including coordinating advice from 11 overseas jurisdictions.


Court action

Successfully overturning an injunction obtained against one of our client's staff by his previous employer, including securing a significant costs award.

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Penningtons Manches LLP

Penningtons Manches LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. San Francisco is an associated office.

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