Peter Gavin > Freeths LLP > Stoke on Trent, England > Lawyer Profile

Freeths LLP
CHURCHILL HOUSE
REGENT ROAD
STOKE ON TRENT
ST1 3RQ
England

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Partner, specialising in contentious employment law including wrongful and unfair dismissal, discrimination law, TUPE and enforcement of restrictive covenants – undertakes own advocacy.

Career

With KJD since 1982 and then, following merger, Freeths LLP.

Education

Staffordshire University (LLB (Hons) 2(1); LPC distinction).

Leisure

Travelling, socialising and generally looking to have a good time.

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Employment > Employment

Freeths LLP acts for a large number of private and public sector clients as well as clients in the educational sector. It has witnessed a significant increase in the volume of employment tribunal claims recently and the team regularly conducts its own advocacy at the employment tribunals. At a national level the team is increasingly acting in complex matters and also has specialist knowledge on the enforcement of restrictive covenants and on obtaining injunctive relief. Other key areas include routinely advising on restructuring, TUPE and issues surrounding the ‘gig’ economy. Rebecca Sawbridge heads the Birmingham offering and Peter Gavin leads the team in Stoke-on-Trent.