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Woodfines LLP

16 ST CUTHBERT'S STREET, BEDFORD, MK40 3JG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01234 270600
Fax:
Fax 01234 210128
DX:
5619 BEDFORD
Email:
Web:
www.woodfines.co.uk

Andrew Buckley

Tel:
Work 01234 270600
Email:
Woodfines LLP

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Andrew is a partner at the Bedford office. He specialises in employment law.

Career

Qualified 2000 after training at DFA Law; Woodfines, partner 2004 to date.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association; Solicitors’ Association of Higher Court Advocates.

Education

University of Northumbria (1998 LLB Hons).

Leisure

Sports, gym, taekwondo, running, swimming.


South East: Human resources

Employment: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Within: Employment: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Woodfines LLP’s group provides ‘an excellent service for difficult matters’. The firm has a strong contentious claims settlement practice and also advises on drafting contracts and staff handbooks, document preparation, settlement agreements and changes to employment law. Andrew Buckley frequently represents trade unions and employees in a range of claims, including unfair dismissal and discrimination, while also handling disciplinary and grievance issues. Senior associate Maria Gallucci is the name to note in Milton Keynes, and her areas of expertise include TUPE transfers, redundancy issues, settlement agreements and High Court employment matters.

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South East: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

Woodfines LLP’s ‘excellent’ practice has ‘a strong understanding of wills, tenancy agreements and purchases in the agricultural sector’. Recent work included acting for farmer clients in Bedfordshire in connection with a promotion agreement for residential development on farmland, a matter valued at £2m. The group also deals with probate and estate planning, and regularly handles commercial matters for businesses and rural landowners. Charlotte Benjamin heads the practice where Brian Bennett, Andrew Buckley and John Egan are also key figures.

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