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e3 employment law LLP

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Dan Bickerstaffe

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e3 employment law LLP

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Employment law partner. Former international law firm partner with over 13 years’ experience advising businesses on all aspects of employment law. Part of a unique team of talented and like-minded employment lawyers, providing effective solutions through a high-quality, high-value, boutique employment law firm. Member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association and highly rated by the legal journals for many years. Advises corporates large and small, across many different sectors, including chemicals, retail, manufacturing and professional services. Best known for advice on TUPE and providing expert guidance to employers through restructuring and change programmes. Particular strengths include delivering advice with a straightforward, easy to understand style through a solution-focused approach to what can often be complex legal scenarios. Listed as a leading North-West individual in the last two editions of The Legal 500. Shortlisted for the North-West young lawyer of the year award. Along with colleagues at e3, primary focus is always to achieve the desired outcome for clients in the most effective way (see for further details).


Forbes solicitors 1999-2004; Hammonds/Squire Sanders 2004-12 (partner from 2008); e3 employment law LLP 2012 to date.


Employment Lawyers’ Association; Manchester Law Society; CBI.


University of Sheffield (1996 LLB); College of Law, Chester (1997 LPC).

North West: Human resources


Within: Leading individuals

Dan Bickerstaffe - e3 employment law LLP

Within: Employment

e3 employment law LLP  is a ‘strong boutique practice' whose team ‘combines strong technical advice with a pragmatic approach’ and is also praised for its ‘rapid response times’. Dan Bickerstaffe is a ‘superb communicator, able to explain the risks associated with each step very well’. The ‘outstanding and unflappableNick Jones  is ‘attuned to the needs of his clients and is tactically very savvy’. Simon Ost  provides ‘consistently relevant and pragmatic advice and really understands his clients’ business’. It has considerable expertise in complex employee change programmes in addition to sensitive and high-value litigation, employee relations issues and industrial disputes. The ‘commercial’ team is also skilled at advising on board level disputes, international employment issues and on restrictive covenant issues. Active clients include longstanding clients such as BASF, Thomas Cook and Mexichem in addition to new clients such as Lumenpulse Group and Perspex Distribution.

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