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Greg Jones

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Greene & Greene

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Human Resources (Employment)




Greg qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and joined Greene & Greene in May 2016.

Greg advises clients on a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters across a broad range of sectors. Recent work includes the negotiation and drafting of service agreements, sensitive tribunal disputes including claims of whistleblowing and discrimination, handling senior executive terminations, enforcing and resisting post termination restriction, and providing strategic advice on the employment aspects involved in re-organisations and intra-group transfers. Greg also regularly advises on corporate employment issues including acquisitions, business transfers and contract outsourcing.


Employment Lawyers Association



University of East Anglia: 2.1 LLB

Nottingham Trent Law School: Distinction LPC



Greg enjoys most sports, including skiing, sailing, tennis, hockey, football and golf.

East Anglia: Human resources


Within: Employment

At Greene & Greene ‘the overall level of service is outstanding‘. Clients describe the firm as ‘a true partner‘ and note that ‘the advice is exceptional and the team is very approachable and seems to delight in giving the personal touch‘. One remarks that ‘extremely supportive and non-judgemental‘ department head Selene Holden ‘takes the time to truly understand clients’ business culture and build an effective business relationship‘ and that ‘knowledgeable, passionate and unflappable‘ senior associate Greg Jones ‘really understands our business, our culture, and our approach to commerciality, and the advice he provides is always pertinent‘. Barrister and ‘confident, highly motivated‘ senior associate Angharad Ellis Owen  provides ‘well-balanced and diligent counsel and insight‘ and is ‘extremely commercial and precise‘. Alongside the firm’s local work in sectors such as insurance, manufacturing and transport, it handles a growing caseload of national and international matters. For Nexus Underwriting Management, Jones handled employment due diligence for two significant corporate acquisitions. He also advised a large UK food processing company on its modern slavery policy.

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