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Dechert LLP

Work Department

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).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Employment > Employers

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.

London > Corporate and commercial > Partnership

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.