Adam provides advice to employers on key areas such as discrimination, boardroom disputes, large scale redundancies and complex TUPE transactions. He advises on and manages investigations for clients, frequently involving regulatory issues. He guides clients through sensitive HR management issues such as disciplinary proceedings, grievances, whistleblowing and sickness absence.

Adam’s clients are often global businesses with non-UK ownership. He often acts as client manager for them in the UK, ensuring service delivery not just with HR matters but also other corporate areas. His sector experience is broad, covering areas such as finance, professional services, commodities, education, publishing, catering, manufacturing and the public sector.

He was acknowledged in Legal 500 2020 which said he is “a top-tier lawyer. A master of the law”. Adam is a lecturer for the Employment Lawyers’ Association and speaks at its annual TUPE conference.        

Professional Affiliations

    • European Employment Lawyers’ Association
    • Employment Lawyers’ Association
    • Institute of Directors
    • Employment Lawyers’ Association
    • Institute of Directors
    • Institute of Directors
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Representative Experience

Adam recently advised:

  • An international manufacturing business on its defence of a multiple-claimant tribunal claim concerning overtime and holiday pay;
  • An international bank on a disciplinary procedure following a regulatory investigation;
  • A service provider on the TUPE and contractual issues arising out of it being successful in gaining EU Social Funding;
  • International publishing companies on disciplinary and poor performance issues;
  • A professional services firm on internal investigations;
  • A social care provider in its defence of a whistleblowing claim in the employment tribunal by a former employee;
  • An asset management business on a redundancy exercise;
  • An investment business on the departure of a board member; and
  • An international catering company on large-scale TUPE issues;