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Colin Makin

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Colin specialises exclusively in employment law. He has advised businesses and individual clients for over 15 years and is known for his ‘clear, concise and commercial’ advice.

Colin’s work covers all aspects of the employer/employee relationship from recruitment to termination. As well as providing day to day employment advice and support, Colin also advises onlarge scale redundancy exercises and restructurings as well as executive service agreements and terminations.Colin also has significant Employment Tribunal experience.

Colin’s particular expertise is advising on the employment aspects of business transfers and service provision changes (TUPE).He recently advised on some of the largest and most complex TUPE cases to be heard in the Employment Tribunals.



East Anglia: Human resources


Within: Employment

Ashtons Legal¬†has a ‚Äėflexible and commercial‚Äė employment practice that is best-known for its work in specific industry sectors including education, in which it acts for numerous¬†Cambridge Colleges, manufacturing, food and beverage, and oil and gas. The firm also has a¬†growing client base in the healthcare sector, and the addition of a regulatory team focused on road transport and logistics is generating employment law matters from that sector.¬†Ross Strowger¬†leads the practice from Norwich and last year he handled employment issues for Dingles Motor Group arising from the sale of its business.¬†In Cambridge,¬†Claire Sleep¬†is the key contact. With solicitor¬†Carrie March, she assisted St John's College School with a range of employment matters.¬†Associate¬†Colin Makin¬†in Ipswich is ‚Äėalways available and his knowledge of TUPE is exceptional; not only has he got outstanding employment law knowledge, but he also understands the commercial side of decisions made and is great fun to work with'.

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