Rhys Wyborn > Shakespeare Martineau LLP > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile
Shakespeare Martineau LLP Offices
WATERFRONT PLAZA, 35 STATION STREET
35 Station Street
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Rhys helps employers manage their staff and HR issues by providing clear and pragmatic advice to find the resolution required.
Rhys works with clients from a range of sectors and is a trusted adviser to many longstanding clients. Rhys is regularly instructed to deal with complex disciplinary and grievance issues, Tribunal litigation, redundancy and business reorganisations, TUPE transfers, together with drafting bespoke employment contracts and HR policies.
Rhys also advises on employment disputes and severance agreements for senior executives and other employees, including the drafting of terms and negotiating matters to a conclusion.
Rhys provides training on HR issues via seminars and forums and bespoke training events for clients including Mock Tribunals and managing investigations.
“I enjoy taking the time to get to know my clients and their businesses so that I can ensure the advice I give fits their approach, while also achieving the outcome required. Client service is key to what we do.”
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Shakespeare Martineau LLP advises on a broad cross-section of sports-related matters for a diverse client base, including individual sporting associations, elite athletes and governing bodies. It also provides in-house legal counsel for large organisations across a wide range of sporting disciplines. The team’s work includes advice on the exploitation of commercial rights, governance and regulation, and dispute resolution. Team head Ed Wright works with Rhys Wyborn, who leads the employment side of the practice.
Shakespeare Martineau LLP has a well-established reputation for handling Employment Tribunal litigation, with its varied workload including complex discrimination and whistleblowing cases. On the non-contentious side, the team regularly advises on the employment-related aspects of corporate and commercial transactions. Practice head Philip Pepper is the national head of employment and he also leads the East Midlands team. In 2019, Chris Kisby departed for Gateley Plc, although the practice was bolstered by the arrival of Rhys Wyborn from Geldards LLP. Highlights included Wyborn representing the League Against Cruel Sports in a high-profile veganism claim. Legal director Sandeep Leighs is also recommended.
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