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Sam Murray-Hinde

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Howard Kennedy LLP

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Sam is a partner in our employment team. She specialises in all areas of employment law, with a strong emphasis on the transport and sport sectors.

Sam provides commercially-focused, industry-specific advice to employers, working with HR professionals and boards to minimise litigation. Advising on TUPE, industrial relations, employment status, discrimination and whistleblowing law, she also offers support in handling complex grievance and disciplinary matters.  She works with companies to manage difficult director exits, team moves and advises on restrictive covenants.  Sam also handles contentious matters, with particular expertise in tribunal and EAT proceedings and a great track record in achieving the best possible outcome for the client.

In the sport sector, Sam is experienced in dealing with disciplinary and safeguarding matters and the drafting of bespoke policies and procedures. She also sits on disciplinary panels for governing bodies.


Trained at Moorhead James LLP; qualified 2008; partner Moorhead James LLP 2014-2015; partner Hewitsons LLP 2015-2017; partner Howard Kennedy LLP 2017 to date.




Employment Lawyers Association, German-British Chamber of Commerce

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Howard Kennedy LLP’s practice handles high-value disputes and advisory matters, often involving cross-border elements. Practice head Jane Amphlett successfully assisted long-term client Foxtons with an application brought before the High Court regarding the enforcement of the restrictive covenant of a former senior employee. Amphlett has also been advising US-based IT company ePlus on various compliance matters regarding the client’s UK employees, including assisting with training, contracts and employee handbooks. Sam Murray-Hinde joined from Hewitsons, while Carolyn Brown is now at RSM Legal LLP.

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