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Tom Bray

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Tom is a Partner in our Human Resources Practice Group. He advises on all aspects of employment law but specialises in advising on the employment law aspects of commercial and corporate transactions, high level employment tribunal litigation and strategic advice relating to redundancy, restructuring and employee issues involving fraud. He has a particular interest in the Transport sector, particularly in relation to Aviation.

Tom's recent experience includes: advising on the employment law aspects of a number of large cross jurisdiction projects, mergers and acquisitions; outsourcing, as well as managing high level and volume employment tribunal litigation and strategic employment law advice for a world leading airport operator.

Tom is a recommended individual in the most recent Chambers and Partners Directory in the area of employment law, and has been praised in external directories as being "switched on" and having a "clear and straightforward" manner. In addition, he is a regular speaker and trainer on the topics of TUPE and redundancy and restructuring.

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London: Transport


Within: Aviation

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP provides an ‘excellent service’ covering regulatory, commercial, competition, employment and dispute resolution matters. It is advising Hermes Airports on EU law matters, and provides employment advice to Heathrow Airport. IATA, Birmingham Airport, Manchester Airports Group, Vantage Airports Group and Aero Professional are also clients. The team is led by Richard Prowse in Birmingham, Simon Masters in Manchester and Cardiff-based Tom Bray, who ‘really goes the extra mile and is very responsive’.

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Wales: Human resources

Employment: Cardiff

Within: Employment: Cardiff

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP’s four-partner employment team in Cardiff provides a ‘market-leading’ service to local and international corporates. The firm’s track record in this space covers the spectrum of contentious and non-contentious matters, including labour relations, restructurings, and defending mass litigation claims. Tom Bray has significant experience advising aviation sector clients on employment matters; recent examples include acting for Heathrow Airport on its dismissal of two trade union representatives, and representing aircraft support services provider Alpha LSG in a number of employment issues, including matters relating to restructuring, holiday pay, TUPE/outsourcing, and collective agreements. Thomas Player has particular expertise in collective labour law and trade union recognition issues; he recently assisted Thermo Fisher with contractual and pay negotiations for a manufacturing business in the UK, which involved advising on the legalities of implementing contractual change in the face of trade union resistance. Team head Anthony Rees is noted for his national and international work, most notably within the education sector. Huw Rolant Jones is the employment lead on all public sector matters. Other clients include Cambridge University Press, Sony Europe and Selfridges Retail.

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