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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

KETT HOUSE, STATION ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB1 2JY, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0845 497 97 97
Fax:
Fax 0845 497 3777
DX:
5807 CAMBRIDGE
Email:
Web:
www.eversheds-sutherland.com

Matthew Kelly

Tel:
Work +44 122 344 3865
Email:
Eversheds Sutherland

Work Department

Matthew is an employment Partner in our Education employment team.

He advises a wide range of Further Education Colleges, Higher Education institutions and Academies on employment and governance issues.

Matthew has considerable experience in providing advice on a full range of employment law issues, including: advising on strategic issues affecting institutions (collective redundancies, reorganisations, mergers and joint ventures); handling complex multi-day Employment Tribunal claims for a number of educational institutions; dealing with complex issues in relation to the Statutes and Ordinances of Universities and the Instrument and Articles of Government of Further Education Colleges; as well as general day to day advisory work.

Matthew is a regular trainer as part of the Eversheds training programme and participates in the delivery of bespoke training to a large number of clients.

Matthew is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association.

Position

Partner

Languages

French (basic)


East Anglia: Human resources

Employment

Within: Next Generation Partners

Matthew Kelly - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: Employment

The Cambridge office of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP plays a central role in the firm's nationwide employment practice, which handles a high volume of cross-border matters for an international client base. The practice has particular experience in the education, financial services, pharmaceutical and transport sectors, for which it handles complex Employment Tribunal litigation, business restructuring and redundancies, and business immigration. Practice head Simon Tytherleigh, co-head of the financial services employment sector team Elizabeth Graves, and head of the firm's international employment counsel team Constanze Moorhouse, are leading lights in the market. The team also includes Matthew Kelly, who has worked on a number of high-profile further education mergers, as well as principal associates Rachel Bennett and Sasha Willmott who both demonstrate broad experience.

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East Anglia: Public sector

Education

Within: Education

Nationally, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has one of the largest education sector practices in the UK and its Cambridge office houses substantial expertise. It handles employment, student, charity law, disputes, real estate, corporate and commercial, intellectual property, health and safety, constitutional and regulatory matters for HE and FE colleges, schools, academies and private education institutions. Education and corporate governance expert Glynne Stanfield and real estate specialist Clare Whitaker are the lead partners. Matthew Kelly is a key partner in the firm's education employment practice. Also recommended are Stephen O’Reilly for charity law and senior associate Martyn Robinson who joined from Hewitsons.

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