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Addleshaw Goddard

MILTON GATE, 60 CHISWELL STREET, LONDON, EC1Y 4AG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7606 8855
Fax:
Fax 020 7606 4390
DX:
47 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.addleshawgoddard.com

Michael Leftley

Tel:
Work 020 7788 5079
Email:
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Head of employment group and partner specialising in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law including corporate governance issues and boardroom disputes.

Career

Trained Gouldens (now Jones Day); qualified 1993; solicitor Gouldens 1993-2000; partner Addleshaw Goddard 2000.

Member

The Employment Lawyers Association and City of London Law Society Employment Committee.

Education

Bolton School; Warwick University (1989 LLB Hons); University College, London (1990 LLM Labour Law and Human Rights).

Leisure

Travel, art and cycling.


London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

Addleshaw Goddard fields 'an extremely strong employment group comprising pragmatic, responsive and commercial lawyers' who are 'exceptionally knowledgeable, experienced and focused'. The group 'excels in the financial services space' and is highly regarded for its experience in the Employment Tribunal and High Court. In a recent highlight, 'outstanding' team head Michael Leftley assisted the Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust with the suspension and subsequent dismissal of the Trust's Chief Executive; other mandates include Richard Yeomans advising GVC on senior executive issues and corporate support work, acting for a major retail bank in unfair dismissal and race discrimination claims, and advising William Hill on senior executive issues. Other clients include Morgan Stanley, Royal Mail Group, Tate & Lyle, Global Radio and Blackberry. Managing associate Annabel MacKay, who focuses on discrimination and whistleblowing claims, the 'impressive' Alasdair Simpson and newly promoted immigration partner Sarah Harrop, who is 'commercially excellent', are key names to note.

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