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DMH Stallard LLP

6 NEW STREET SQUARE, NEW FETTER LANE, LONDON, EC4A 3BF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7822 1500
Fax:
Fax 020 7842 2333
DX:
344 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.dmhstallard.com
DMH Stallard LLP, Blair Adams, London, ENGLAND

Blair Adams

Tel:
Work 020 7822 1580
Email:
DMH Stallard LLP

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Partner in the employment group. He advises employers in many industry sectors including financial services, particularly private equity and venture capital, media and technology, business process outsourcing, real estate and real estate funds, manufacturing, wholesaling and the energy sector. Blair advises many international clients and is recognised for his ability to give pragmatic, commercial advice on UK employment law and for advising on cross-jurisdictional matters such as pan European change and downsizing exercises. He has a great deal of experience in advising on the employment aspects of transactions and has particular expertise in the area of TUPE. Blair advises on employment disputes, including litigation in the Employment Tribunals and the High Court, and counsel senior executives on their employment arrangements. He also advises on partnership matters. Clients include: Corel Corporation –software development; Livingbridge Equity Partners, CCMP Capital Advisors, DFJ Esprit, Parish Capital Advisors – private equity; 24/7 Customer Inc – global business process outsourcing; Valad Property Group – real estate fund management and investment; Palmer & Harvey – distribution and wholesale; Hornby plc, Edwards Vacuum, OKI Europe – manufacturing; Vivo Energy – petroleum distribution; O’Melveny & Myers – law firm. Aegis Defence Services – security contracting. He also advises senior executives on employment contracts and exit negotiations.

Career

Trained Herbert Smith; qualified 1997; solicitor Herbert Smith 1997-2003; solicitor Olswang 2003-04; counsel O’Melveny & Myers LLP 2004-07; partner Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP 2007-10; partner DMH Stallard LLP 2011 to date.

Languages

French.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association.

Education

Park View Comprehensive, Chester-le-Street; Royal Grammar School, Newcastle upon Tyne; Exeter College; University of Oxford (1990 BA Hons (first class) Modern Languages); Nottingham Law School (1993 PGDL, 1995 LPC).

Leisure

Cycling.

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