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Stronachs LLP

28 ALBYN PLACE, ABERDEEN, AB10 1YL, SCOTLAND
Tel:
Work 01224 845845
Fax:
Fax 01224 845800
DX:
AB41
Email:
Web:
https://www.stronachs.com
Aberdeen, Inverness

Eric Gilligan

Tel:
Work 01224 845981
Email:
Web:
www.stronachs.com
Stronachs LLP

Work Department

Employment

Position

Partner in the Employment Team, he has significant experience of both contentious and non-contentious employment matters including complex high value employment litigation, HR Advisory work, employment aspects of corporate project and transactions, and employee relation issues. He is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law.

Career

Trained Bishop and Robertson Chalmers, qualified 1998; joined Paull and Williamsons, Aberdeen 1998, associate 2001, partner 2005; joined Brodies LLP 2006, partner 2009; joined Stronachs LLP 2014 as partner.

Languages

English, German

Member

Employment Lawyers Association; Employment Law Group.

Education

Mackie Academy, Stonehaven; University of Edinburgh (MA (Hons) German and Business Studies, 1993); University of Aberdeen (LLB, 1995; DipLP, 1996).

Leisure

Music, current affairs.


Scotland: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

Stronachs LLP’s Aberdeen-based team specialises in employment work that relates to the oil and gas industry. ‘One of the most knowledgeable employment lawyers in Scotland’, Eric Gilligan leads the team – with particular experience handling employment tribunals, in addition to complex employee relations issues in connection with industrial disputes. With ‘extensive experience on the corporate side’, David Chalmers focuses on non-contentious HR advice, compliance and pensions-related issues. ‘A very capable all-round partner’, Anya Duncan, has acted in a number of TUPE transactions, including for companies subject to insolvency proceedings. The group successfully defended Oil States Industries against a conjoined breach of contract action raised by three claimants in connection with allowances claimed to have been payable. It is also advising Walkers Shortbread on the organisation’s approach to GDPR and its HR impact.

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