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Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP is an 'excellent all-round firm' that provides 'good value for money'. The 'commercially aware' team, headed by Jonathan Dale, acts for national and international companies across the UK and boasts particular expertise in the ports, logistics, transport and shipping sectors as well as in the food manufacturing and retail industry. Highlight included acting for Triton Power on the acquisition of its UK power station business by Energy Capital Partners, which involved assisting with TUPE issues as well as amending all employment and governance documents.  The  'very commercial and knowledgeable' Mary Walker is 'technically very good' and supported the corporate team advising Heron Foods on employment aspects relating to the sale of the company to B&M Stores. In an example of the practices capabilities in disputes, it successfully defended Wren Kitchens in an age discrimination claim relating to the company's recruitment process.  

The 'very strong' employment team at Rollits LLP offers 'an excellent service' to its public and private sector clients and individuals. The practice represented Superstadium Management Company in two claims for unfair dismissal, successfully achieving a 100% reduction in the compensation. The team has experience handling disputes relating to discrimination claims, sexual harassment, restrictive covenants and TUPE issues. The team is headed up by Ed Jenneson, who has a specialism for representing clients in the food industry, with clients including William Jackson Food Group. The practice is further strengthened by the addition of associate Caroline Neadley who brings particular expertise in the police sector which has led to the firm securing work from Humberside and South Yorkshire Police. Other changes to the team include the retirement of Donna Ingleby.

The 'exceptional' employment practice at¬†Bridge McFarland¬†is¬†'outstanding in service and cost effective in practice'. Praised for being 'quick to respond and having a strong commercial understanding', the team acts for both local and national companies in a range of employment matters, as well as for senior employees.¬†¬†Lee Whiting¬†heads up the practice and has been described as being ‚Äėthe "go to" lawyer for employment advice in this region'.¬† With a 'straightforward, no nonsense approach'¬†Whiting 'considers matters from a business perspective, offering pragmatic solutions' and has significant experience handling restrictive covenant and trade union issues. Also recommended for her'diligent, skillful¬†and in-depth knowledge¬†on the application of the law',¬†Nicola Barrass¬†offers 'excellent, informed and pragmatic advice', particularly on TUPE-related issues.

The employment team at Gosschalks represents both companies and individuals at the employment tribunal. The practice has been advising clients on TUPE matters, national minimum wage as well as in relation to unfair dismissal and breach of restrictive covenant cases.  Ted Flanagan 'heads the team with a mixture of sage counsel and sound judgment' and is recommended for his 'down to earth approach and keen forensic analysis of the merits of a claim'. Nathalie Stewart is another key name to note.

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