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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

David Chalmers

Tel:
Work 01224 845817
Email:
Web:
www.stronachs.com
Stronachs LLP

Work Department

Employment and employment related litigation

Position

Partner in the Employment Team with more than 25 years’ experience of providing advice on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues, acting for a diverse client base ranging from multi nationals to small local businesses.  David's experience includes working in-house at Shell U.K. Limited, for whom he has also carried out a wide range of work including civil litigation, regulatory crime and employment law as external counsel. Dual qualified in Scots and English law. Notary Public.

Career

Trained Raeburn Christie (1993-1995), qualified 1995; associate 1999; seconded to Shell U.K. Limited (2000 – 2001); partner 2001. Joined Stronachs LLP in June 2015 as partner.

Languages

English

Member

Law Society of Scotland, Law Society of England and Wales, Employment Lawyers’ Association, United Employment Lawyers.

Education

Aberdeen Grammar School; University of Aberdeen (1992 LLB Hons); Diploma in Legal Practice (1993).

Leisure

Current affairs, football.


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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