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Royds Withy King

MIDLAND BRIDGE HOUSE, MIDLAND BRIDGE ROAD, BATH, BA2 3FP, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01225 730100
Fax:
Fax 01225 730101
DX:
8014 BATH-1
Email:
Web:
www.roydswithyking.com

Richard White

Tel:
Work 01225 730 208
Email:
Royds Withy King

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Partner and head of employment team in Bath. Handles all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment issues. This includes advising employers on unfair dismissal, breach of contract and discrimination issues as well as multiple redundancies and business re-organisations and also advises senior employees on contractual terms and severance agreements. Regularly provides training on employment law issues.

Career

Trained at Withy King; qualified in 2002; partner 2010.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association; Affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Education

University of the West of England, Bristol (1998 LLB (Hons); 1999 Legal Practice Course).

Leisure

Cricket, golf, football.


South West: Human resources

Employment: M4 Corridor and Gloucestershire

Within: Employment: M4 Corridor and Gloucestershire

Royds Withy King provides ‘practical advice that is easy to understand’. It handles all aspects of employment law, including discrimination issues, complex redundancies, re-organisations, business transfers, whistleblowing and TUPE transfers. The practice acts for a number of plcs as well as SME businesses, focusing on the social care, professional services, manufacturing, technology, transport and rail sectors. Recent highlights include advising a waste management company on a complex restructure which involved a contentious director exit with aspects of whistleblowing and age discrimination, and acting for a large furniture manufacturer in relation to proposed industrial action by a trade union following changes to shift patterns.  Partner Richard White is ‘very responsive, approachable and provides a good sounding board for employment related issues’; he ‘offers pragmatic common sense advice at all times’. Malcolm Gregory  heads the team and advises on all employment law aspects. Partner James Sage  is experienced in disciplinary action and dismissals, sickness, performance management and grievances. Lauren Harkin  was promoted to partner and handles employment tribunal claims, exit packages and TUPE transfers. Key clients include Airsprung Group, Blue Marlin Brand Design, Churchill Investments, Clarion (GB), Novia Financial, Ohasi Technica (UK) and Salters Hill Charity.

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