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Ed Stacey

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Head of PWC's Legal Business for the UK


Ed Stacey is a partner and head of employment for PwC. Ed has experience in all aspects of employment law on a national and multi-jurisdictional basis including major change and restructuring programmes, global employment compliance programmes, diversity and equal pay. He regularly works alongside employers to resolve work place conflicts through mediation and arbitrations, and advises on the exit of senior executives, numerous individual hires and on team moves involving the enforcement of restrictive covenants in the UK and internationally. He advises clients in the employment tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal on all aspects of employment litigation, and has significant experience of high-profile discrimination claims.


Trained Cameron Markby Hewitt/CMS Cameron McKenna 1996-98; qualified 1998; Theodore Goddard 1998-99; Royal Bank of Scotland 1999-2001; PricewaterhouseCoopers 2001-09; partner PricewaterhouseCoopers Legal 2009 to date.


Law Society; Employment Lawyers Association.


University of Exeter (1994 Law 2(1)); College of Law, Chester (1995).


Family, wine and travel.

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Ed Stacey leads the group at PwC LLP, which has 'consistently recruited top talent into the department' and recently gained Tom Ince from Reed Smith LLP. The group handles the full gamut of employment work with recent mandates including advising a range of clients on equal pay issues, assisting clients with National Minimum Wage compliance and acting on contingent labour matters. Stacey is highly regarded for his diversity and discrimination work, Ince, who is 'a great pleasure to work with', is recognised for his strength in the employment elements of outsourcing transactions; Tom Kerr Williams, who has 'outstanding legal and tactical awareness' is the key name for industrial relations and collective rights work; Chris Perkins focuses on global compliance mandates and Nick Willis focuses on contingent worker issues.

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