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Ward Hadaway

SANDGATE HOUSE, 102 QUAYSIDE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 204 4000
Fax:
Fax 0191 204 4001
DX:
730360 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE-30
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com
Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Stuart Craig

Tel:
Work +44 (0)191 204 4381
Email:
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Employment

Position

Partner

Career

Stuart has experience of advising a wide range of employer clients both in relation to contentious and non-contentious matters.

He regularly provides advice to PLCs, limited companies, owner-managed business and NHS Trusts.

Stuart regularly advises on complex dismissals and pre-claim settlements involving directors or senior members of staff and for NHS Trusts he advises on the disciplining of doctors under MHPS.

He provides advice on collective redundancies and on the employment law implications of site closures. Stuart also advises both public and private sector organisations on TUPE matters, in particular in relation to the outsourcing of public sector services.

Stuart has defended many Employment Tribunal claims and he regularly undertakes his own advocacy at the Employment Tribunal. He has advised on Employment Tribunal matters involving claims of:

    unfair and wrongful dismissal;
    discrimination;
    protected disclosure;
    automatic unfair dismissal under TUPE; and
    unlawful deduction of wages.

Stuart regularly provides training to clients on a wide range of employment law topics.


North: Public sector

Health

Within: Health

Ward Hadaway has a diverse range of expertise spanning contractual, procurement, property and employment matters as well as IT outsourcing and dispute resolution, and acts for over 60 NHS organisations. Public sector group head Melanie Pears advised the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) on its IT infrastructure and sourcing project involving the procurement of ICT support services, while, in a separate matter, she assisted North East Ambulance Foundation Trust with the establishment of a trading company to deliver ambulance fleet provision and maintenance services. In employment, Stuart Craig routinely defends NHS clients against claims before the employment tribunal, while Karen Andrews is the key contact for public sector property work; recently, she assisted Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust as landowner with a lease agreement for a registered provider tenant. Healthcare litigation specialist Jeffrey Keeble heads the team, which includes Lisa Evans and Nicola Richardson.

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