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Naylah Hamour

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DWFM Beckman

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Employment Law and Dispute Resolution

Position

Naylah is an experienced employment and commercial litigator representing both businesses and individuals.

For individuals, Naylah advises senior executives during contract negotiations into new roles and in relation to exits and settlements. She deals with Employment Tribunal claims for all level of employees and is particularly experienced in negotiating high value settlement or severance packages.

There is often an international element to Naylah’s matters, such as cross-border, jurisdictional issues or advice to businesses with international interests. She regularly advises business clients on strategy and resolution of contentious situations and is experienced in advising on restrictive covenants, boardroom and/or shareholder disputes. Her practice includes High Court litigation, such as obtaining and defending injunctions, as well as the full-spectrum of Employment Tribunal claims.

In non-contentious matters Naylah has an extensive background in transactional work, TUPE and other employment aspects of corporate restructures. She also works closely with Human Resources professionals providing advice and support in relation to employee management.

Career

Trainee solicitor, Brachers (1999-2001). Qualified 2001.

Solicitor, Heatons (2003-2006)

Solicitor, Clarke Willmott (following merger with Heatons) (2006-2008)

Solicitor, Harbottle & Lewis (2008-2009)

Partner, Howard Kennedy (2010–2014)

Partner, DWFM Beckman (2014–to present)

Languages

English, Portuguese and Arabic

Member

Employment Lawyers’ Association

Education

College of Law, London LPC 1998–1999

Kings College London, University of London, LLB Hons, Law 1994-1997       


London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation

DWFM Beckman is β€˜a very good firm of lawyers in a competitive market’. The firm’s disputes expertise includes commercial contracts; corporate matters; insolvency and debt recovery; and IP-related claims. The practice is also noted for real estate and trust disputes, professional negligence, civil fraud, injunctions and asset tracing. Peter Bridson β€˜has great judgement, experience and negotiating skills’; Elizabeth Johnson β€˜provides extremely pragmatic advice’; Demetris Dionissiou is β€˜a very effective lawyer’; Sharokh Koussari is β€˜highly experienced’; Naylah Hamour β€˜has a superb mind’; and Claire Lyon is β€˜great with clients’.

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London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

The β€˜extremely strong’ team at DWFM Beckman provides advice to senior executives across the full employment lifecycle, from recruitment to termination. β€˜Charming and diplomatic’ practice head Elizabeth Johnson often handles discrimination claims, as well as bonus issues and civil court proceedings. Clients also recommend Sharokh Koussari and Naylah Hamour, who has β€˜strong experience handling challenging situations’.

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