Mr Cyril Dennemont > Fletcher Day > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Fletcher Day
110 Cannon St
London
EC4N 6EU
England

Work Department

Employment Law

Position

Partner. 

Career

Cyril is a partner in the firm’s employment department. He has over 20 years’ experience in advising clients on national and international matters relating to their employment, business, commercial and immigration issues. He covers all aspects of human resources advice and training to employers including practical advice on equality and diversity policies and procedures.

Cyril has advised national corporations, blue-chip companies and public sector employers including NHS Trusts on their HR policies and procedures, as well as representing employers at employment tribunals.

He  is also experienced in handling high value termination contracts for senior executives as well as being a skilled negotiator on behalf of respondent companies. He has acted as advocate on behalf of clients at the employment tribunal, employment appeal tribunal and county courts. He has also represented clients in High Court and Court of Appeal actions

He is well versed with government departments in the UK and abroad, having been a civil servant at the Department of Employment and then a Higher Executive Officer at the Commission for Racial Equality for many years before entering private practice.

Having worked on immigration applications and business transactions in the UK and abroad, he has experience of business, cultural, diplomatic, social and political awareness and an understanding to assist international clients in achieving their objectives.

Areas of Expertise:
For Employers

  • Drafting and reviewing employment contracts and HR policies and procedures
  • Management and resolution of workplace disputes, including mediation
  • Advice on grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Management of sickness absenteeism
  • Advice on work performance issues
  • Negotiated exits, including preparing settlement agreements
  • Defending claims brought in the Employment Tribunals and High Court
  • Enforcement of post termination restrictions
  • Due diligence and specialist TUPE advice on commercial transactions
  • Employment law Health Checks

For Employees

  • Director and Senior Executive Service Agreements
  • Boardroom disputes
  • Grievances in the workplace
  • Employment claims (Unfair dismissal, discrimination, harassment and victimisation, whistleblowing, breach of contract, unlawful deductions from wages)

Languages

French

Memberships

  • Cyril is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association; Disability Discrimination Lawyers’ Association; The Law Society’s Firms’ Equality and Diversity Forum; and the Employment Tribunal Users’ Group at London Central and Watford Tribunals.
  • He is Trustee and Chair of Harrow Law Centre.
  • Cyril is a volunteer as a Legal representative on the ELIPS at London.
  • He is an Executive of the Employment Law Association’s Pro Bono Committee.