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Shakespeare Martineau LLP

NO 1 COLMORE SQUARE, BIRMINGHAM, B4 6AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 214 0000
Fax:
Fax 0121 237 3011
Email:
Web:
www.shma.co.uk

David Browne

Tel:
Work 0121 214 0690
Email:
Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Work Department

Employment

Position

Partner

Career

David is the lead employment partner for the vast majority of the firm’s education clients and has provided sector specialist advice to universities and colleges for over ten years. He maintains a high profile in the FE and HE sectors and is a regular speaker at University HR and Association of Colleges conferences.

David regularly provides clients with strategic advice on issues such as major restructures; TUPE; and trade union relations.

David also undertakes a significant amount of contentious work for both education and non-education clients, including representation at employment tribunals, the EAT and the Court of Appeal.


West Midlands: Human resources

Employment

Within: Employment

Shakespeare Martineau LLP is a 'customer focused', 'fully responsive' and 'well managed' practice, whose advice is 'succinct', 'understandable' and 'to the point'. Michael Hibbs  heads the team, and has a key focus on the education, logistics, manufacturing and insurance sectors.  He defended General Dynamics Information Technology against a £72,000 dismissal claim  and advised Liberty Wines on the employment elements of Sogrape's investment in the client. The education-sector focused David Browne  advises on TUPE regulations, restructurings and tribunal claims. Director Tom Long  works heavily in the public sector on contentious matters and provides 'sensible, pragmatic solutions to issues that are communicated effectively and with empathy'. Director Helen Hughes  has a broad experience of employment issues, with notable expertise in handling gender pay gap issues.

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