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Clarkslegal LLP

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Michael is Senior Consultant in Clarkslegal’s employment team.

Michael is experienced in employee relations, crisis management and contingency planning, providing organisations with strategic support that is both commercial and practical.

Michael has substantial experience in labour related restructurings and TUPE transfers, collective employment relations law and strategy, trade union issues and industrial disputes.

Michael is frequently recognised as a leading lawyer by a number of the legal guides, including Chambers and Partners guide 2019 as the only Eminent Practitioner in Employment Law in the Thames Valley region. Inducted to the Legal 500 Hall of Fame as an elite leading lawyer and winner of the Legal 500 UK Award 2019 as the leading Human Resources individual lawyer outside of London.

He is co-author of the Employment Law chapter of the Oxford University Press textbook “The Law and Practice of Restructuring in the UK and the US.” This book is the only work to cover the practical elements of both major systems of law in one place and is now in its second edition.


Lawyer Rankings

South East > Employment > Employment: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

(Hall of Fame)

Michael SippittClarkslegal LLP

Clarkslegal LLP‘s multi-disciplinary team handles a full range of complex employment law mandates, particularly those with high value and international elements. Complex multi-party litigation, major corporate projects including restructurings and TUPE transfers, as well as redundancy programmes and industrial relations strategies are among the ‘truly exceptional’ team’s core specialisms. Helen Beech leads the practice group, predominantly handling restructurings, change programmes, TUPE transfers and contingency planning. Industrial relations expert Michael Sippitt remains a pre-eminent employment lawyer and is a key contact alongside managing partner Monica Atwal, who advises across all aspects of employment law.