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Archon Solicitors provides high-quality, specialist employment law advice and support to both employers and senior executives. As one of the foremost specialist employment practices in the UK, Archon is often referred work by large City and international firms and provides additional high-quality employment law resources to other firms by arrangement.

The firm: The firm acts for employers and senior executives in a wide range of sectors, particularly those in which employer/employee relationships are key drivers of business success, such as financial and professional services, luxury hospitality, luxury retail, media and higher education.

Archon’s key strength is in negotiation skills, derived from long and in-depth experience in employment issues. The firm will of course litigate when necessary, but ultimately the best results for clients in this field are usually obtained through negotiation.

Types of work undertaken: The firm deals with all kinds of employment-related issues, including: bonus and pay issues; contracts, policies and procedures; discipline and grievance; dismissal; family and work life issues; mediation; performance and absence; recruitment; redundancy and reorganisation; regulatory issues; senior executive issues; settlement agreements; team moves and restraints; TUPE and outsourcing; unfair and wrongful dismissal claims; unions and strikes; unlawful discrimination; and whistleblowing claims.

The firm has particular expertise in dealing with discrimination and whistle-blowing issues, as well as team moves and post-termination restrictions, and issues concerning City bonuses, share schemes and related remuneration structures.

Archon Solicitors’ clients include Chadbourne & Park (London) LLP, King’s College, London, Prada and The Economist Group.

Breakdown of work    % Employment    100

Number of UK partners 4

Number of other UK fee-earners 5

Above material supplied by Archon Employment Solicitors.

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