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Lewis Silkin LLP

SOUTHGATE HOUSE, WOOD STREET, CARDIFF, CF10 1EW, WALES
Tel:
Work 0207 0748000
Fax:
Fax 0207 864 1200
Email:
Cardiff, Hong Kong, London, Oxford

Wales: Human resources

Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 2

Lewis Silkin LLP

The strategic focus of the Cardiff office, Lewis Silkin LLP's 11-strong team  provides a 'practical and commercial service' to national, international and domestic corporates (particularly within the media, retail, leisure and manufacturing sectors) across the spectrum of employment matters, including strategic redundancies, restructuring, outsourcing and TUPE. Team head Lucy Lewis excels at providing 'strategic and effective advice' to advertising and marketing clients on issues surrounding redundancies and restructurings. The 'excellent' Richard Moore is able to 'explain and justify his advice in plain English' and excels at handling the employment issues associated with M&A and outsourcing transactions.

Practice head(s):Lucy Lewis

Other key lawyers:Richard Moore; Tom Ford

Testimonials

'Richard Moore is very technical.'

Key Clients

Rockwool

Cardiff International Airport

Work highlights

  • Advised a leading facilities management company in relation to a HMRC-directed review of its pay and practices.
  • Support a range of multinationals on Tier 2 permit applications for their inbound employees from overseas.
  • Advice across all of Cardiff International Airport's employment law matters, including in relation to employee relations.
  • Advised on the employment aspects of Sopra Steria’s acquisition of Sword Apak.
  • Advised a rage of companies in relation to workplace GDPR preparations (including various leading multinational advertising agencies and media companies).
Leading individuals

Lucy Lewis - Lewis Silkin LLP

Next Generation Partners

Richard Moore - Lewis Silkin LLP

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Legal Developments by:
Lewis Silkin LLP

  • Negotiating the minefield of administrative decisions

    There are many situations where decisions are made by organisations such as local authorities (during the tendering process, the grant of contracts or planning decisions, for example) or professional or disciplinary bodies where a party may wish to challenge the outcome. A party with an interest in a decision may feel aggrieved by the outcome due to what appears to be a conflict of interest by those making the decision, or the appearance of bias. This may have serious consequences for in-house lawyers acting for organisations subject to such decisions, and therefore this briefing is intended to provide a general overview of the areas to consider. Challenging judicial or quasi-judicial decisions where there is a conflict of interest was considered by James Levy in a previous briefing (IHL146, p37-40).
    - Lewis Silkin LLP

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