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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

1 CALLAGHAN SQUARE, CARDIFF, CF10 5BT, WALES
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Work 0845 497 97 97
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Tom Bray

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Tom is a Partner in our Human Resources Practice Group. He advises on all aspects of employment law but specialises in advising on the employment law aspects of commercial and corporate transactions, high level employment tribunal litigation and strategic advice relating to redundancy, restructuring and employee issues involving fraud. He has a particular interest in the Transport sector, particularly in relation to Aviation.

Tom's recent experience includes: advising on the employment law aspects of a number of large cross jurisdiction projects, mergers and acquisitions; outsourcing, as well as managing high level and volume employment tribunal litigation and strategic employment law advice for a world leading airport operator.

Tom is a recommended individual in the most recent Chambers and Partners Directory in the area of employment law, and has been praised in external directories as being "switched on" and having a "clear and straightforward" manner. In addition, he is a regular speaker and trainer on the topics of TUPE and redundancy and restructuring.

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Partner


London: Transport

Aviation

Within: Aviation

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP regularly acts for airports, airlines and aviation support businesses, on disputes, regulatory matters, compliance, HR, M&A and infrastructure projects. The team advised Boeing UK on the acquisition of a new development site at Sheffield Business Park and advises Turkish Airlines on passenger claims in the UK and to co-ordinates passenger claims worldwide. Manchester Airport Group and Heathrow Airport are also clients. Birmingham-based Richard Prowse, Matthew Taylor in Manchester and employment specialist Tom Bray in Cardiff lead the team.

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Wales: Human resources

Employment: Cardiff

Within: Employment: Cardiff

The ‘responsive and pragmatic’ 20-strong team at Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP provides 'tactically astute’ and ‘very commercial advice’ across both contentious and non-contentious matters to public and private sector clients including Welsh Water, Wolverine Worldwide, Neilsen Group and British Broadcasting Corporation. The sheer size of the team enables practitioners within it to have significant pockets of expertise. For example, Thomas Player excels at handling industrial relations work and recently represented SPX Flow on its negotiation of a European Works Council in accordance with the EU directive and the Transnational Information and Consultation of Employees Regulations. Many of Tom Bray’s clients are major global entities including Heathrow Airport, which he continues to represent on all its employment tribunals and industrial relations needs. ‘Outstanding’ team head Anthony Rees provides ‘responsive and solution-focused advice’ across a range of contentious and non-contentious work for both private and public sector clients; he recently successfully defended global motor manufacturing company Toyoda Gosei against claims of victimisation, race discrimination and breach of contract. Other recommended practitioners include Huw Rolant Jones, who leads on all the public sector mandates handled by the group; ‘impressive’ senior associate Richard Woodhead , who provides ‘sensitive and sensible advice’ on complex discrimination and whistleblowing claims; and legal director Helen Mortlock , who handles employment work for the firm’s higher education clients.

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