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Adrian Crawford

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Adrian is a partner in the employment practice. His particular interests include TUPE and outsourcing, and issues arising in the financial services industry, including bonus disputes, regulatory issues and partnership issues. He regularly provides seminars and workshops for clients. Adrian’s work includes acting for a wide range of businesses, including well-known law firms and other professional service firms, banks, commodity and financial futures brokers, hedge funds, and individuals.


Trained Simmons & Simmons, qualified 1988; partner 1995; a regional firm 1998; partner at DMH Stallard (formerly Donne, Mileham and Haddock) 1998 to 2009; partner Kingsley Napley 2009 to date.


Law Society; Employment Lawyers Association; Association of Partnership Practitioners.

London: Corporate and commercial


Within: Partnership

Kingsley Napley LLP has a multi-disciplinary approach encompassing employment, regulatory, professional discipline, dispute resolution and criminal matters for individual partners, professional firms and LLPs. The team is led by 'outstanding' regulatory lawyer Iain Miller, who regularly acts for a range of firms and individuals in a regulatory and ethical matters. 'Calm and efficient' Adrian Crawford specialises in advising on the management of under-performing partners, retirements, expulsions, as well as conversions to LLP status. Julie Matheson leads on regulatory finance work and acts for accountants and accountancy firms under investigation by the Financial Reporting Council. Andreas White is another key contact.

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London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Kingsley Napley LLP stands out for its experience acting for senior executives in contentious matters with recent work including handling unfair dismissal claims, disciplinary investigations and sex discrimination claims. Richard Fox leads the department and is highly regarded for his confidentiality and restrictive covenants expertise, Adrian Crawford focuses on the financial and professional services sectors, Adam Lambert is noted for his experience in boardroom and partnership disputes, redundancies, discrimination claims and TUPE; and Andreas White is a key name for international clients. Employer clients include RSM, the Health and Care Professions Council and Whitehouse Post Productions.

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