Richard is an expert in a wide range of employment law issues from senior executive appointments and terminations, large-scale reorganisations/redundancy programmes, Employment Tribunal claims and the employment aspects of corporate transactions (including mergers and acquisitions, outsourcings and restructurings).  Richard works for clients including Co-op, Global, Morgan Stanley and William Hill.

  • Advising high street retailer on the planning, coordination and implementation of closing 700 shops.
  • Advising major investment bank of various large-scale restructuring programmes.
  • Regularly advising on Employment Tribunal litigation (e.g. discrimination, whistleblowing and unfair dismissal claims) and currently advising a large retailer in relation to a high profile/value equal pay claim which was defeated at the EAT and is due to be heard at the Court of Appeal.
  • Regularly advising on senior executive recruitment and terminations (including corporate governance best practice).
  • Advising on complex multijurisdictional outsourcing projects involving the TUPE transfer of employees.
Year Qualified
  • 1997
  • College of Law 1994/95 – CPE, Commendation
  • City University 1993/94 – Diploma in Law – Distinction
  • University of Cambridge 1991/92 – M.Phil Economics
  • University of Bristol 1988/91 – Economics & Politics BSc, First Class
Professional memberships
  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • European Employment Lawyers Association
  • Employment Law Alliance