Jon Gilligan > GQ | LITTLER > London, England > Lawyer Profile

GQ | LITTLER
21 IRONMONGER LANE
LONDON
EC2V 8EY
England

Work Department

GQ|Littler is the leading employment law firm for employers in the UK and Ireland. We offer risk-based advice and litigation services on employment, immigration, employee tax and incentives issues. We work globally as part of Littler, the world’s largest employment law firm with over 1,600 lawyers in 100 offices worldwide. Being part of Littler enables the firm to seamlessly provide high-quality advice and support across a wide range of international markets and benefit from cutting-edge technology, research and knowledge management resources.

Position

Jon is one of the founders of GQ|Littler and its managing partner. In addition, Jon advises on complex high value employment issues, including business restructures, bonus disputes, senior level hires and dismissals. He has worked on some of the most challenging employment law matters and specialises in finding practical and creative solutions for clients that are tailored to their risk appetite and culture. Jon has worked not only in the Magic Circle (with Linklaters), but as an in-house employment lawyer with the investment banking arm at RBS during the challenges of integration with ABN AMRO and part-nationalisation in the aftermath of the credit crunch.

Career

Jon trained at Linklaters and qualified in 2004. Prior to setting up GQ|Littler in 2010 with Paul Quain, Jon worked for Magic Circle law firm Linklaters, leading UK firm Pinsent Masons and in-house in the investment banking division of global bank RBS.

Languages

English.

Memberships

Member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA).

Education

2000 – 2002: BPP Law School, PGDL, LPC,                                                                                            1996 – 2000: University of St Andrews, MA (Hons) Modern History

Leisure

Jon enjoys playing golf, skiing, history and most live sport.