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Jane Mann

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Fox Williams LLP

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Partner and head of the employment department, specialising in all aspects of employment law for employers, senior executives and partners with a particular focus on the financial, insurance and professional services sectors. Handles complex and difficult matters which require experience, judgement and a deep knowledge of the many different aspects of law relating to human resources. Expert in dealing with complex employment litigation for both employers and individuals.


Trainee solicitor and assistant solicitor McKenna & Co; assistant solicitor and partner Denton Hall; partner Fox Williams LLP since 1994; co-founder and former Chair of Employment Lawyers Association; former member of the board of the City HR Association; past committee member and Treasurer of the Immigration Law Practitioners Association; former board member of the Devonshire House Management Club; current member of the steering committee of the Guild of Human Resource Professionals.


City of London Law Society Employment Law sub-committee; International Bar Association; Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development; Employment Lawyers Association; City HR Association; Association of Partnership Practitioners; Liveryman of the City of London Solicitors’ Company; Guild of Human Resource Professionals.


Highworth School, Ashford, Kent; Girton College, Cambridge (MA Law).


Art, theatre and music.

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Leading individuals

Jane Mann - Fox Williams LLP

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Fox Williams LLP fields 'a good team that endeavours to provide good customer service and build good relationships with its clients'. The department excels in the financial services and professional services sectors, particularly in contentious matters; it recently defended MS Amlin in a claim for constructive unfair dismissal, age discrimination and failure to inform on its recent global merger with Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance; and defended a senior executive in an application for summary judgement in the High Court regarding a bonus dispute. Other work includes advising UK Payments Administration on TUPE issues and assisting Bank Leumi UK with a major restructuring including the closure of a substantial business line. The 'highly professional and experienced' Jane Mann heads up the group, which also includes the 'incredibly reliable' Joanna Chatterton and legal director David Murphy, who 'provides consistently pragmatic and timely advice in a calm and reassuring way'.

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