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Penningtons Manches LLP

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Tom Walker

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Penningtons Manches LLP

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Tom is an employment partner in London. He acts for a range of clients from individual directors and executives to multinational companies. He regularly advises both boards and individuals on team moves and regulatory matters and has a depth of experience in sex discrimination and whistleblowing. He has carried out several sex discrimination cases and advised high payout settlements (bound by confidentiality).


Trained Frere Cholmeley; qualified 1994; partner 2008, Manches.






Judd School, Tonbridge (1979-1986); Leeds University, English Literature BA (Hons) 2:1 (1987-1990); Birmingham University, CPE (1990-1991); College of Law, York, LSF (1991-1992).

London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Penningtons Manches LLP provides 'an excellent cradle-to-grave service with a particular emphasis on client care' and is 'very strategic and unflappable in even the most complex employment disputes'. Key areas of expertise for the department include assisting senior executives, handling boardroom disputes, whisteblowing and discrimination claims, restrictive covenants and confidentiality injunctions, data protection work and reorganisations. Recent highlights include Andrew Haywood acting for Curzon Street Partners in a constructive dismissal claim brought by a former chef. Tom Walker is also a key name to note.

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