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Jonathan Whittaker

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SAS Daniels LLP

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Employment and HR.


Jonathan is a partner in the employment law and HR team and SAS Daniels' Senior Partner. He has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law. He sits as a judge in employment tribunals and is a qualified commercial law mediator. Jonathan has lectured regularly all over the country on employment law issues and is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association.


Trained Taylor Kirkman & Mainprice; qualified 1980; equity partner SAS Daniels 1985; fee paid employment judge 1993; qualified mediator 2005.


Employment Lawyers’ Association.


King James Grammar School, Huddersfield; Manchester University (1977 LLB Hons).


Golf, mountain walking, gardening, cookery, keeping Koi carp.

North West: Human resources


Within: Employment

SAS Daniels LLP's  ‘knowledgeable’ team has a particular strength in the education sector and ‘gives superb advice’. The ‘sensible and very professionalJonathan Whittaker is praised for his ‘no-nonsense and down-to-earth advice’ - he also acts part time as an employment tribunal judge. Senior associate Katie Hodson  advises on a variety of employment issues such as re-organisations and TUPE, in addition to disciplinary and grievance issues.  Karen Barker  and Stephen Foster  are also recommended.

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North West: Public sector


Within: Education

SAS Daniels LLP  ‘consistently provides an excellent level of service. There is always a member of the team available to answer questions or provide advice’. Stephen Foster  has an ‘excellent knowledge and understanding of the sector. He has a strong ability to offer advice and solutions to a wide variety of problems’. Jonathan Whittaker provides ‘succinct and honest advice that he delivers in a way that is easily understandable and accessible to head teachers and school business managers alike’. Nick Brown  and Clare Bromley  ‘work very effectively on a day-to-day basis with schools’ and Simon Bellard  ‘provides fabulous support’. The group provides the full range of legal services in the education sector and is praised for its ‘detailed guidance and support at each and every stage’.

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