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Eugene Wojciechowski, Partner at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Employment

Profile

Eugene is a partner in our employment team and has worked on a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues. Since qualifying as a solicitor in 1997, he has advised a wide variety of clients within the information technology, financial services, logistics, automotive, utilities, media, retail, affordable house and charity sectors.  Previous clients have praised Eugene for his commercial approach to work.

He also assists senior executives with the negotiation of service agreements and high value severance deals (in excess of £1m) and has provided strategic advice on team moves.  He has acted in post-termination restrictive covenant disputes, including High Court injunction proceedings.

Eugene is editor and co-author of Drafting Service Agreements, a book published by Bloomsbury Professional in 2010 and regularly speaks at conferences and training events organised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD), Croner Training and Hawksmere. He is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising on the management of redundancy and restructuring programmes; variations to terms and conditions; and collective consultation across a wide variety of projects.
  • Assisting clients with trade union matters including collective bargaining and the provision of strategic advice in respect of industrial action.
  • Advising clients on the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) and with issues arising from outsourcing, insourcing, retendering, and offshoring exercises.
  • Dealing with employer clients with post-termination restrictive covenant and confidentiality disputes.
  • Drafting service agreements, consultancy agreements, policies and procedures and other employment related documentation.

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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