Matthew Kelly > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

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Matthew is an employment Partner in our Education employment team.

He advises a wide range of Further Education Colleges, Higher Education institutions and Academies on employment and governance issues.

Matthew has considerable experience in providing advice on a full range of employment law issues, including: advising on strategic issues affecting institutions (collective redundancies, reorganisations, mergers and joint ventures); handling complex multi-day Employment Tribunal claims for a number of educational institutions; dealing with complex issues in relation to the Statutes and Ordinances of Universities and the Instrument and Articles of Government of Further Education Colleges; as well as general day to day advisory work.

Matthew is a regular trainer as part of the Eversheds training programme and participates in the delivery of bespoke training to a large number of clients.

Matthew is a member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association.




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Matthew KellyEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

The Cambridge office of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP  is a key hub for the firm’s employment and labour practice group, with four partners in a 16-lawyer local team. They form ‘a very business-minded team that is very responsive and able to think from client’s perspective.‘ Practice head Simon Tytherleigh is noted for his expertise in Employment Tribunal litigation. Elizabeth Graves advises on employment matters in the life sciences, technology and financial services industries. Matthew Kelly specliases in assisting Further Education colleges, Higher Education institutions and Academies with employment and governance issues. German-qualified Constanze Moorhouse is the key contact for international employment matters. Legal director Rachel Bennett has numerous clients in the pharmaceutical, transport and water sectors, and principal associate Sasha Willmott focuses predominantly on life sciences and technology.