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Slater and Gordon

50-52 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1HL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7657 1555
Fax:
Fax 020 7657 1557
DX:
202 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.slatergordon.co.uk

Edward Cooper

Tel:
Work 020 7657 1506
Email:
Web:
www.slatergordon.co.uk
Slater and Gordon

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Edward is Head of Practice in the employment department at Slater and Gordon Lawyers, heading up the team servicing trade unions and staff associations and their members.. Edward specialises in all aspects of employment law, as well as advising on the “corporate” needs of  trades unions/staff associations. His experience has a particular emphasis on collective and policy matters; including trade union and industrial law, as well as pensions, public law and human rights-related employment issues. Edward has advised on the rules and procedures governing numerous trade unions and has wide experience in advising trade unions on mergers, Certification Officer complaints, internal disputes and industrial action issues. He has conducted numerous judicial review applications relating to public sector employment rights issues, and acted for a wide range of individual workers in a wide range of industries. More recently, he has acted in a number of professional negligence claims arising from the previous handling of their employment disputes by other solicitors and advisers, and advised on the implications  of GDPR for trade unions

Career

Articled Simmons & Simmons; qualified 1984; partner Russell Jones & Walker since 1988; national head of employment; Russell Jones & Walker 1990-2012;Head of Practice, Employment Slater and Gordon 2012 to date.

Education

Bristol University.

Leisure

Family, jazz, cricket, films, cooking, tennis,


London: Human resources

Employment: employees/unions

Within: Leading individuals

Edward Cooper - Slater and Gordon

Within: Employment: employees/unions

At Slater and Gordon, national practice head Edward Cooper and his team handle a wide scope of employment matters for their clients, such as corporate advisory work for unions, conducting judicial reviews, handling discrimination claims and advising on pensions. Emma Hawksworth is skilled in handling complex equal pay work and providing GDPR-related advice. The wider team also includes Paula Chan, who is currently acting head of the department for London and advises on contentious and non-contentious employment law issues; Clive Howard, who advises on high-level exits and whistleblowing cases; and new partner Peter Daly, who joined from Bindmans LLP in May 2019.

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