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66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3375 7000
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Fax 020 3375 7001
DX:
32 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk

Jonathan Eley

Tel:
Work 020 3375 7275
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk/people/Jonathan-Eley/
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Jonathan advises employers and senior executives on the full range of legal issues connected with employment, including large-scale redundancies, TUPE, team moves, contract changes and employment litigation. His employer clients include media organisations, charities (including schools), NDPBs, galleries and museums and professional firms (including other law firms, accountancy practices and barristers chambers).

Career

Jonathan spent three years teaching at a leading independent school before joining Farrer & Co in 1999 as a trainee solicitor. He qualified in 2001 and became a partner in 2008.

Education

Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.


London: Public sector

Education: schools

Within: Education: schools

Farrer & Co's 'high-quality and fully engaged' education team continues to be at the forefront of acting for national schools on issues such as safeguarding, child protection, data protection and immigration. The team is led by Jonathan Eley and Sam Macdonald, and has a strong reputation for handling high-value, complex and sensitive work for clients. Recent highlights include several cross-border matters led by David Copping and David Smellie relating to the establishment of overseas institutions. Other core members of the group include contracts lawyer Paul Jones; newly made-up partner Maria Strauss, who has experience advising faith-based schools; and Ben Longworth.

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