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Shoosmiths LLP

APEX PLAZA, FORBURY ROAD, READING, RG1 1SH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 03700 868800
Fax:
Fax 03700 868801
DX:
117879 (APEX PLAZA)
Email:
Web:
www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Jonathan Naylor

Tel:
Work 03700 868863
Email:
Shoosmiths LLP

Work Department

Employment

Position

Jonathan is a partner and leads the Thames Valley employment team. Having qualified as a barrister, Jonathan is an experienced Tribunal advocate, who advises clients on all aspects of the employment relationship, including contracts of employment, transfers of undertakings, equality and discrimination law and termination of employment. Jonathan is a skilled trainer, presenting training for clients on a regular basis. Recent topics for training have included TUPE, handling redundancy processes, managing sickness absence, equality and diversity, avoiding Tribunal claims and the legal issues involved in monitoring employee use of email and the Internet. Jonathan has substantial experience in defending Employment Tribunal claims and appeals at the Employment Appeal Tribunal. He manages the entire Tribunal caseload for one of Shoosmiths' largest clients, has successfully defended a number of clients from allegations of discrimination, has secured costs awards for clients following the defence of claims and advised employers on the application of restrictive covenants to departing employees. Jonathan acts for a range of significant clients, including Hewlett-Packard Limited, The National Trust, Victim Support, Regus, Wilson James, Saudi Arabian Airlines and Prudential Health Services Limited.

Career

Trained King's Chambers, East Sussex; qualified 1996; King's Chambers 1996-2000; barrister Morgan Cole 2000-07; barrister Shoosmiths 2007-12; partner Shoosmiths 2012-todate

Languages

French.

Member

Employment Law Bar Association; Employment Lawyers Association.

Education

Sheldon School, Chippenham; University College London (1993 LLB (Hons); Bar Vocational Course (1995)

Leisure

Theatre, cinema, rugby, cricket.


South East: Human resources

Employment: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Employment: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Shoosmiths LLP continues to be active in contentious matters and has a strong track record in acting on behalf of employers in Employment Tribunals and the Employment Appeal Tribunals. Other areas of expertise include corporate support and TUPE matters, trade union issues and specialist knowledge in business immigration. The practice has an impressive client roster of multinational technology corporations, higher education institutions, financial services organisations and national charities. Kevin McCavish, Jonathan Naylor and Paula Rome are the lead partners.

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