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Pinsent Masons LLP

141 BOTHWELL STREET, GLASGOW, G2 7EQ, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 0141 567 8400
Fax:
Fax 0141 567 8401
DX:
GW135 GLASGOW
Email:
Web:
www.pinsentmasons.com

Stuart Neilson

Tel:
Work 0141 567 8569
Email:
Pinsent Masons LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Stuart is a partner with many years' experience of advising and representing clients across the UK in all aspects of employment law, in particular in relation to business reorganisations and transfers, employee and executive severance, discrimination, equal pay and industrial relations. Stuart also advises clients on employment issues related to tax such as termination payments, status and salary sacrifice. In addition he advises clients on the international aspects of employment law including international secondments and transfers. Stuart is noted in 'Chambers Legal Directory' as someone who 'has a reputation for expertly handling matters in the construction, engineering, sport and employment agency sectors'.

Career

Regular speaker at seminars on employment law.

Languages

Basic Spanish and French.

Member

Law Society of Scotland Employment Committee.

Education

Glasgow University (LLB (Hons); Diploma LP); University of Strathclyde (LLM).

Leisure

Mountaineering; skiing; cycling.


Scotland: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

The β€˜strong and very responsive’ team at Pinsent Masons LLP attracts praise for its β€˜practical advice’ and ability to cover the gamut of employment law, from working time and equal pay matters to industrial relations, team moves and immigration issues. Its client roster includes names from key sectors such as infrastructure, financial services, oil and gas, manufacturing and technology. The β€˜deeply knowledgeable and accurate’ Stuart Neilson advised Balfour Beatty on holiday pay issues. Aberdeen partner Katie Williams assisted a number of energy sector clients with employment contract and cross-border employment issues; she also handles whistleblowing matters and litigation. The well-regarded Diane Nicol, who β€˜knows how to successfully resolve difficult and tricky issues’, regularly acts for senior management teams on industrial relation disputes, site moves and closures, while β€˜excellent negotiator’ Euan Smith is well versed in advising blue-chip companies and public sector organisations. He assisted a large multinational company with industrial action matters. Glasgow-based senior associate Gillian Ross is β€˜pragmatic and very reassuring’.

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