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Lewis Silkin LLP

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5 CHANCERY LANE, CLIFFORD'S INN, LONDON, EC4A 1BL, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7074 8000
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Fax 020 7864 1200
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182 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.lewissilkin.com

Richard Miskella

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Work 020 7074 8175
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Lewis Silkin LLP

Work Department

Employment, reward and immigration.

Position

Joint managing partner in employment, reward and immigration department. Particular focus on media and financial services sectors. Specialisms in high-value litigation, including senior executive terminations, High Court claims (such as restrictive covenant disputes, bonus claims, claims for breach of confidentiality and fiduciary duties, and team moves), whistle blowing, and restructuring. CEDR-accredited mediator.

Career

Trained Pinsents; qualified 2001; associate Lewis Silkin LLP 2001-09; partner Lewis Silkin 2009 to date.

Member

Employment Lawyers Association; CEDR; Ius Laboris.

Education

Bishop Vesey’s Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield; Keble College Oxford (1995 BA (Hons) English language and literature); Trinity College Dublin (1996 MPhil Anglo-Irish Literature); Nottingham Law School (1998-99 CPE and PGDL).

Leisure

Travel, food and drink, supporting Aston Villa and spending time with family.


London: Human resources

Employment: employers

Within: Leading individuals

Richard Miskella - Lewis Silkin LLP

Within: Employment: employers

The market-leading team at Lewis Silkin LLP has strong expertise in all aspects of employment law, advising on the spectrum of issues from the gig economy to gender pay gap reporting, while also playing prominent roles in high-profile High Court disputes. The practice is particularly well-regarded for its development of innovative services to meet client needs, including its low cost fixed-fee HR support offering, rockhopper. Recent highlights include advising Deliveroo on the categorisation of their delivery staff as non-workers. Joint managing partner Richard Miskella heads the practice, which also has a strong track record of advising senior executives, and is home to a line-up of well-regarded partners including 'all-time great' Michael Burd, James Davies, 'master tactician' Toni Lorenzo, senior executives practice head Nicholas Hadaway and Colin Leckey.

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Employment: senior executives

Within: Employment: senior executives

The market-leading team at Lewis Silkin LLP has strong expertise in all aspects of employment law, advising on the spectrum of issues from the gig economy to gender pay gap reporting, while also playing prominent roles in high-profile High Court disputes. The practice is particularly well-regarded for its development of innovative services to meet client needs, including its low cost fixed-fee HR support offering, rockhopper. Recent highlights include advising Deliveroo on the categorisation of their delivery staff as non-workers. Joint managing partner Richard Miskella heads the practice, which also has a strong track record of advising senior executives, and is home to a line-up of well-regarded partners including 'all-time great' Michael Burd, James Davies, 'master tactician' Toni Lorenzo, senior executives practice head Nicholas Hadaway and Colin Leckey.

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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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