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Michael McCartney

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Fladgate LLP

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Partner practicing all aspects of employment law. Advises clients on a range of employment-related issues in corporate transactions and restructurings, employee policies, employee consultations, individual employment disputes and collective employment issues. He has acted on a number of High Court claims involving breaches of restrictive covenants and in significant discrimination claims in the Employment Tribunal. Michael acts primarily for individuals at board/senior executive level and a diverse range of corporate client and public sector clients. Michael regularly provides client training and has spoken at a number of conferences and seminars on employment law topics.


Qualified 2001; partner Fasken Martineau LLP 2011; joined Fladgate as a partner 2016.


Trinity College, Dublin (1996 LLB Hons); College of Law (LPC).

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

β€˜Excellent in terms of being able to understand the problems at hand and provide pragmatic advice’, Fladgate LLP’s β€˜versatile’ department is regularly called on to handle the employment aspects of complex transactions with a multi-jurisdictional element. β€˜Very knowledgeable’ department head Nick Tsatsas has been acting for the Go-Ahead Group on various contentious and non-contentious matters, including senior executive exits, remuneration issues and employment issues regarding corporate transactions. Michael McCartney led advice to Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals on the relocation of 60 employees from Slough to Oxford. Clients also recommend Taj Rehal and β€˜extremely knowledgeable and commercial’ senior associate Mike Tremeer, who is β€˜an absolute pleasure to work with’.

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