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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

125 WOOD STREET, LONDON, EC2V 7AW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7457 3000
Fax:
Fax 020 7457 3240
DX:
42605 CHEAPSIDE
Email:
Web:
www.penningtonslaw.com

Andrew Haywood

Tel:
Work 020 7457 3024
Email:
Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Employment, sports and entertainment, technology.

Position

Partner specialising in both contentious and non contentious employment law issues. He has particular experience in the areas of age discrimination and the enforcement of post-termination restrictions. His corporate practice is drawn from a number of sectors including media, retail and financial services where he advises on day-to-day and post-employment issues. Andrew also acts for several household names in the technology sector. He has specialist expertise in the sports and entertainment industry and heads up the firm’s sports and entertainment sector group. He has been instructed by sports clubs, agents and professionals on a variety of matters including disciplinary and contractual disputes. On the individual side, he advises many senior executives and non-UK domiciled high net worth individuals.

Career

Trained and qualified, Green Vine Beverley Palos 1999-2004; assistant solicitor, Rollingsons 2004 – 2006; associate, BP Collins 2006 – 2008; partner, Penningtons Manches LLP (formerly senior associate, Dawsons & Penningtons Solicitors LLP 2008-2013) 2014.

Member

BASL, ELA, SLA.

Education

City of London School, Nottingham Trent University (LLB (Hons) Law 1998), Nottingham Law School (LPC, 1999), Kings College, London (Post Graduate Certificate in Sports Law 2000).


London: Human resources

Employment: employers

Within: Employment: employers

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP's team of 'highly professional and knowledgeable' lawyers advise employers, boards and senior executives on internal restructurings, redundancies, whistleblowing claims and senior management dismissals and disputes. Head of practice Paul Mander regularly advises well-known clients in the retail, technology and construction industries on all employment law related matters, while other key partner Tom Walker's practice largely focuses on working with directors on strategic HR issues, internal disputes and high-level dismissals. Andrew Haywood is the key partner for senior executive work, where he assists with exit strategies and the enforcement of post-termination restrictions with a focus on the misuse of confidential information, social media and competitive moves.

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Employment: senior executives

Within: Employment: senior executives

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP's team of 'highly professional and knowledgeable' lawyers advise employers, boards and senior executives on internal restructurings, redundancies, whistleblowing claims and senior management dismissals and disputes. Head of practice Paul Mander regularly advises well-known clients in the retail, technology and construction industries on all employment law related matters, while other key partner Tom Walker's practice largely focuses on working with directors on strategic HR issues, internal disputes and high-level dismissals. Andrew Haywood is the key partner for senior executive work, where he assists with exit strategies and the enforcement of post-termination restrictions with a focus on the misuse of confidential information, social media and competitive moves.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Sport

Within: Sport

Following the merger of Penningtons Manches and Thomas Cooper, Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP can draw on a newly combined international sports group, which acts for footballers, managers and Formula One clients across a broad sweep of areas. Work covered includes disciplinary proceedings, employment disputes and civil law claims relating to misconduct, libel and professional negligence, among other areas. On the non-contentious side, the group advises on the immigration status of athletes, acquisitions for stadium developments and GDPR compliance. Nick Humphreys is very active in the High Court and Employment Tribunals, where he handles litigation for managers, coaches, backroom staff and executives in the football industry, while employment specialist Andrew Haywood is known for giving internal advice to clubs in relation to player and manager acquisitions and exits.

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