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Jamie Hamnett

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Addleshaw Goddard

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Partner in the employment group and head of the Manchester team. Practice encompasses the entire spectrum of employment work, including all types of employment disputes; advising on complex and high-value litigation (including partnership disputes and discrimination claims); executive terminations; change management (including mass changes to terms and conditions of employment, business restructures, reorganisations and redundancy processes); restrictive covenants; investigations; complex employee relations issues; ADR; equality issues arising in the provision of goods and services; and transfers of undertakings (including cross-border work). Speaker at conferences and training courses, and regular contributor to the media.


Trained Kent Jones and Done; qualified 2001; assistant 2001-03; assistant and associate, Eversheds LLP 2003-06; associate and managing associate, Addleshaw Goddard LLP 2006-09; partner Addleshaw Goddard LLP 2009.


French, Spanish.


Employment Lawyers Association.


St Joseph’s College, Staffordshire; Loughborough University (BSc Hons); College of Law, Chester (CPE); Staffordshire University (LPC).


Skiing, travel, all sports, live music/theatre.

North West: Human resources


Within: Leading individuals

Jamie Hamnett - Addleshaw Goddard

Within: Employment

Addleshaw Goddard¬†'s ‚Äėexcellent and responsive‚Äô team provides¬†‚Äėhigh-quality advice'¬†to FTSE100 and FTSE250 businesses and key regional employers. It has significant experience in the retail, transport, financial services and industrial sectors. Active clients include British Airways, JD Sports, Wolseley UK, BP International, Primark Stores and Lidl. In an important High Court matter the team successfully defended XRail in a complex claim for conspiracy and breach of confidence. In another highlight the team advised its client on a major investigation that arose as a result of a number of complaints by a whistle blower. ¬†Malcolm Pike¬† is ‚Äėone of the best employment lawyers in the North West‚Äô. The ‚Äėvery experienced‚Äô Jamie Hamnett¬† has extensive employment tribunal experience and is well regarded for his business protection work such as the protection of confidential information and the enforcement of post-termination restraint of trade clauses. Hamnett is ‚Äėbalanced and informed in his approach and can judge what is fair and reasonable‚Äô.

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