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Peter McRoberts

Tel:
Work 020 7465 4300
Email:
Web:
www.phb.co.uk
Payne Hicks Beach

Work Department

Employment

Position

Peter is the Head of the Employment department.  He has many years of experience in advising senior individuals, companies, partnerships, charities and professional bodies on all aspects of employment law.  He is well known for advising on sensitive and complex employment-issues.

Senior individuals for whom he acts are drawn predominantly from banking, finance, insurance, the legal and medical professions and the creative world of advertising, marketing, the wider media and fashion.

His work addresses the reputational and regulatory aspects of the employment relationship.  He advises regularly on disciplinary, discrimination and health issues from the perspective of both employers and employees.

His client base is built upon client and contact referral and stems predominantly from the banking and financial sector.  His specialisms are on reputational and health issues.  Much of the reputational work involves the FCA and other professional regulators. He also advises employers on all matters relating to the employment relationship and its formation or termination.  He acts for a range of employers including "celebrity" employers and a number of professional bodies and charities on employment-related disputes. He has high level links to health professionals, particularly in psychiatry.

Career

Qualified 1982, joined Payne Hicks Beach 2001, partner 2001

Member

Peter is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Education

Educated at St Catharine's College, Cambridge, MA Law.


London: Human resources

Employment: senior executives

Within: Employment: senior executives

Payne Hicks Beach has a strong track record on 'a wide variety of interesting and challenging cases'. The employment team acts for senior executives in the banking, insurance, media, advertising and fashion industries, and also acts for high-net-worth individuals on matters relating to discrimination, defamation, ill health and pay. The team advises on complex contractual, whistleblowing and discrimination issues that are often high-value. The employment team is headed by Peter McRoberts, who acts for a range of employers and professional bodies and charities on employment-related disputes.

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