Matt McDonald > Shakespeare Martineau LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Shakespeare Martineau LLP
B4 6AA

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Matt’s expertise cover all areas of Employment law. He has considerable experience of advising clients on complex employment litigation, senior hires and exits, large-scale redundancy exercises and complicated TUPE issues.

He has over 11 years’ experience of supporting companies with their employment matters, ranging from FTSE 100-listed corporates to smaller, owner-managed businesses and everything in between.

Matt has a reputation for giving pragmatic and commercially-focussed advice, and is noted for his ability quickly to get to the heart of complex issues. He has particular expertise in employee-related high court litigation, including advising clients on the enforcement of restrictive covenants. He also specialises in national minimum wage issues and disputes.

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West Midlands > Employment > Employment

Shakespeare Martineau LLP has considerable strength in the education sector and is particularly adept at advising on international collaborations between UK universities and universities overseas. It is also skilled at advising on large restructuring exercises,  senior management departures and at handling complex employment tribunal litigation. David Browne has particular expertise in the education sector along with Tom Long.  Michael Hibbs is well-regarded for his work across a wide range of sectors including education, logistics, manufacturing and insurance. Matt McDonald is another name to note.