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Penningtons Manches LLP

31 CHERTSEY STREET, GUILDFORD, SURREY, GU1 4HD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01483 791800
Fax:
Fax 01483 424177
DX:
2405 GUILDFORD
Email:
Web:
www.penningtons.co.uk

Michael Cole

Tel:
Work 01483 411463
Email:
Penningtons Manches LLP

Work Department

Employment, technology.

Position

Partner specialising in contentious and non-contentious employment matters for public and private sector clients; regularly undertakes advocacy in employment tribunals; advises on a wide range of employment issues; bespoke training for staff on employment issues.

Career

Articled Joelson Wilson and Co; qualified 1994; Sydney Mitchell 1994-96; Eversheds 1996-99; Penningtons 1999 to date; partner 2001.

Member

Institute of Personnel and Development (IPD).

Education

Bristol Polytechnic (1990 LLB Hons); College of Law, Guildford (1991 LSF).


South East: Human resources

Employment: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Cole - Penningtons Manches LLP

Within: Employment: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

The 'highly regarded' team at Penningtons Manches LLP is valued for its 'responsive and pragmatic' approach. It handles matters covering the spectrum of employment and data protection issues, predominantly for employers. Recent work includes handling a novel claim regarding the transfer of vicarious liability for the actions of employees; boardroom disputes; the integration of employees following mergers and acquisitions, as well as various grievance and discrimination matters for national and international clients. Michael Cole is 'exceptionally talented on all fronts, with tactical nous and a willingness to test the frontiers of settled law'. He undertakes the resolution of all types of employment issues assisted by associate Elizabeth Cardy for clients including Blue Oil Energy, Intrinsic Technologies, Wurth UK and Fullbrook Ventures t/a Bernard Sims Associates.

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