Iain Jenkins > McCormicks > Harrogate, England > Lawyer Profile

First Floor, Scottsdale House
Springfield Avenue
North Yorkshire

Work Department



Iain Jenkins heads up our Employment Department.

Iain specialises in Employment Law and Data Protection cases. His employment work, primarily for employers, spans all aspects of the subject including advice to managers on resolving HR issues, contractual arrangements and worker status, negotiated exits and severance packages for senior executives, issues around employment protection, including Tupe, discrimination, harassment and whistleblowing. He has extensive experience in restrictive covenants and confidentiality cases.

Iain has conducted numerous cases in the Employment Tribunal and High Court relating to Employment matters. He also supports the Corporate Team on transactions and commercial contracts.

Iain is also a CEDR Accredited Mediator and Accredited Workplace Mediator. He has mediated a number of Commercial and Employment disputes.

Iain’s Data Protection work includes regulatory compliance, subject access requests and data protection litigation.

Iain provides clear, practical and commercial advice which leads to cost effective outcomes.

Iain is a Trustee of two local charities.


Qualified as a solicitor in October 1985

Iain joined McCormicks in October 2019, having practiced initially in London but mainly in Leeds


French (conversational)


Iain is a member of the ELA


Cardiff University LLB

CEDR Accredited Mediator

Workplace Accredited Mediator


Iain enjoys fell running and the occassional round of golf

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Employment > Employment: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

McCormicks specialises particularly in employment law relating to sports organisations, with football and shooting being the two primary points of focus. The Harrogate team is active in relation to non-contentious work and it is led by Peter McCormick, who is eminent in the sports sector. Iain Jenkins is another name of note, and he acts across the technology, manufacturing, financial services, recruitment, transport, and healthcare sectors.