Jason Butwick > Dechert LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Dechert LLP Offices
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Labour and employment.
Jason Butwick, managing partner of Dechert’s London office, practises in all aspects of employment and partnership law. His practice ranges from the management of collective consultation obligations in the context of structural reorganisations to the handling of highly sensitive unlawful discrimination allegations against specific members of an LLP.
Trained Dechert, partner 2000. Publications of note: ‘Tolley’s Guide to the National Minimum Wage’ (Tolley 1999); contributor to ‘Tolley’s Employment Law Looseleaf’.
University of Bristol (1991 Law).
Jason Butwick heads the employment practice at Dechert LLP, which is particularly sought after for its capabilities in employee restructuring, furlough and COVID-19 related matters, regulatory compliance and contentious mandates. Former practice head Charles Wynn-Evans has taken on the position of international general counsel.
Dechert LLP is highly rated for its expertise in relation to complex partnership issues in the funds and financial services sectors and has an established roster of international asset managers. Jason Butwick provides a full range of partnership expertise from partnership establishment to disputes in conjunction with related employment issues. A good deal of the team’s work involves international elements. Daniel Hawthorne offers a broad range of corporate and tax expertise within financial services while Gus Black is especially highlighted for his handling of private equity, hedge fund and institutional asset management cases including the establishing and restructuring of international asset management businesses. He is also the co-chair of the firm’s financial services group.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Investment fund formation and management > Hedge funds
- Risk advisory > Regulatory investigations and corporate crime (advice to corporates)
- Finance > Acquisition finance
- Finance > Debt capital markets
- Finance > Derivatives and structured products
- Industry focus > Emerging markets
- Employment > Employers
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Corporate and commercial > Partnership
- Real estate > Property finance
- Finance > Securitisation
- Dispute resolution > Banking litigation: investment and retail
- Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: premium
- Corporate and commercial > Equity capital markets – small-mid cap
- Corporate and commercial > Financial services: non-contentious/regulatory
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: white-collar crime (advice to individuals)
- Investment fund formation and management > Private funds
- Employment > Senior executives
- Finance > Corporate restructuring & insolvency
- Insurance > Insurance and reinsurance litigation
- Corporate and commercial > Private equity: transactions – high-value deals (£250m+)
- Corporate and commercial > Corporate tax
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £500m+