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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Ivan Moriarty

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Ivan is an Associate in the Employment team of our Human Resources Practice Group.

Ivan joined Eversheds in July 2009 as a Paralegal specialising in Employment Tribunal litigation before completing his training contract with the firm and qualifying in September 2012.

In addition to providing day-to-day Employment Law advice, some examples of Ivan’s recent experience include:

  • defending a wide range of Employment Tribunal claims, including claims for unfair dismissal; race, sex and disability discrimination; and detriment on the grounds of trade union activities.
  • assisting with litigating a £50 million claim by a trade union for failure to inform and consult over TUPE transfers, including a mini-secondment to the client to lead on responding to extensive requests for specific disclosure;
  • undertaking large-scale HR due diligence exercises for corporate transactions, including coordinating the review of c.200 collective bargaining agreements in advance of a high profile IPO; and
  • undertaking an assignment to our London Office to assist with scrutinising the ballot notice and preparing for an injunction application in relation to high profile national industrial action.



East Anglia: Human resources


Within: Employment

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP is ‘excellent all round; the team can turn work around at very short notice and provide specific resolutions to complex problems'. The practice is 'very detail-oriented, very careful, always available and able to give appropriate advice'. The Cambridge office is a key part of the firm-wide human resources practice group and handles a high volume of international employment matters. Its expertise includes specialist knowledge of sectors such as education, financial services, pharmaceuticals and transport and among its clients are Queen Mary University of London and Roche Products Limited. It handles advisory work and litigation including complex Employment Tribunal cases and numerous whistleblowing claims involving financial institutions. The firm is currently assisting technology business ARM with global employment issues, which include the operation of an international employment helpline and UK gender pay gap reporting. Simon Tytherleigh is senior partner of the Cambridge office and an experienced tribunal advocate, and he leads the employment practice. Elizabeth Graves is a leading light in cross-border employment matters and clients describe her as ‘an exceptional lawyer – dependable and commercial with high emotional intelligence and good regulatory insight‘. Constanze Moorhouse leads the firm's international employment counsel team. Clients also recommend partners Matthew Kelly and Geoffrey Mead for their work in the education sector, as well as principal associate Rachel Bennett and associate Ivan Moriarty in a practice that 'provides tailored, insightful advice that moves issues forward in a constructive way'. Senior associate Sasha Willmott also garners praise for her work in life sciences, not-for-profit and education sectors. Owen Warnock retired from the firm.

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