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Dechert LLP

160 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET, LONDON, EC4V 4QQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7184 7000
Fax:
Fax 020 7184 7001
DX:
30 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Web:
www.dechert.com

Charles Wynn-Evans

Tel:
Work 020 7184 7475
Email:
Dechert LLP

Work Department

Labour and employment.

Position

Charles Wynn-Evans, head of the employment practice in London, focuses on all contentious and non-contentious employment -related matters. His practice includes handling issues relating to redundancy, unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, unlawful discrimination, industrial action, boardroom disputes, restrictive covenants, agreed terminations, tax issues and all kinds of employment-related litigation as well as employment aspects of corporate transactions.

Career

Trained Dechert; partner 2000. Publications of note: author of ‘The Law of TUPE Transfers’ (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Member

Industrial Law Society; Employment Lawyers Association; City of London Law Society; Law Society of England and Wales.

Education

University of Bristol (1988 LLB); Merton College, University of Oxford (1990 BCL).


London: Corporate and commercial

Partnership

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: Leading individuals

Charles Wynn-Evans - Dechert LLP

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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