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Dechert LLP

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Jason Butwick

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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).

London: Corporate and commercial


Within: Partnership

Dechert LLP's 'extremely good' team is noted for its 'proactive' approach to partnership matters including structuring, formation, dissolution, disputed removals, breaches of good faith, enforcement of post-termination restrictions, in addition to tax and regulatory work. The group is predominantly instructed by clients in the financial services and investment funds space. The 'astute' Jason Butwick who stands out for providing 'accessible' and 'commercial' advice, leads the practice. Employment lawyer Charles Wynn-Evans acts for a wide range of LLPs and LLP members engaged in partnership disputes. Co-head of the global financial services group, Gus Black has particular expertise in the establishment of LLP and LP structures and negotiating LLP and LP agreements for asset management businesses.

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London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives

Within: Employment: employers and senior executives

The 'highly commercial' Jason Butwick and Charles Wynn-Evans, who 'easily cuts to the chase', jointly lead Dechert LLP's department, which is 'able to easily deal with anything its clients can throw at it' with 'excellent responsiveness, a client-focused service and a pragmatic approach'. Key areas of strength include assisting clients in the financial services, insurance, marketing and media sectors and handling work for senior executives; clients include BNY Mellon, Cambridge Assessment, Aspentech, Barbican Insurance Group and The Folio Society. Senior associates Jennifer McGrandle and Emma Byford are also key names to note.

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