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Short Richardson & Forth

4 MOSLEY STREET, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 1DE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 232 0283
Fax:
Fax 0191 261 6956
DX:
61037 NEWCASTLE
Email:
Web:
www.srflegal.co.uk
Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

David Gibson

Tel:
Work 0191 2320238
Email:
Web:
www.srflegal.co.uk
Short Richardson & Forth

Work Department

Employment law - includes contentious (representing clients at Employment Tribunal) and non-contentious work including corporate support (TUPE and share sale); training on emerging issues and themes; drafting policies and procedures, Service Agreements and contracts. Particular interests in equality issues, performance management, confidential information, social media and restrictive covenants.

Position

Partner

Career

Trained Russell Jones and Walker (London) - qualified 1997

Worked at Olswang

Returned North East 2002 - Dickinson Dees

Partner – Crutes 2005

Joined Short Richardson & Forth LLP - 2015

Member Employment Lawyers International Committee

Chair of local charity (housing)

Chair of Panel Members for Northumberland Tyne and Wear Mental Health Trust (dealing with reviews/discharge of s2 or s3 patients (Mental Health Act)

Also taught at University of Newcastle – Dept of Politics, University of Northumbria (Dept of Law-LPC)

Member

Employment Lawyers Association

Education

University of Hull (BA Hons-History and Politics) 1985-88

University of Newcastle (Masters in International Politics) -1991-92

Diplomas from Univ of Bristol – dates various


North: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

Max Winthrop heads the employment law practice at Short Richardson & Forth, which has a strong profile for contentious work and acts for claimants - most notably senior employees - as well as defendants such as SMEs and PLCs. Winthrop is assisted by David Gibson, who has particular expertise in charity sector work, and associate Seema Ahmed.

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