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What Andrew can do for you
Andrew supports employers in the health, social care and private sector on employment law issues.
Andrew has a national reputation for his work in handling concerns about doctors (under the MHPS framework), dealing with discrimination issues, employment tribunal claims and TUPE in particular and he has considerable expertise across healthcare employment law.
He regularly provides training for clients on a wide range of employment law and HR issues and is a regular speaker at national conferences.
The Legal 500 directory has described Andrew as “…robust, practical and a safe pair of hands”
Main areas of expertise
- Executive/Board severance
- Reorganisations/ redundancies
Clients he works with
- NHS trusts and foundation trusts
- Private sector
- Employment Lawyers Association (ELA)
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HPMA North West in conjunction with Hempsons and 9 St Johns Street Chambers present a mock employment tribunal on 5 December 2017.
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The fit and proper persons requirement - how the requirement works in practice and how it might be extended in the future.