Jon Hales > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
OCEANA HOUSE
39-49 COMMERICAL ROAD
SOUTHAMPTON
SO15 1GA
England

Work Department

Employment.

Position

Jon is Head of the firm’s employment team and also Head of the Southampton office. He specialises primarily in the transactional aspects of employment law and in particular has extensive experience of advising on the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006, both in relation to acquisitions and disposals and outsourcing agreements. He also advises on strategic employment law issues affecting his clients such as group reorganisations and board level restructuring.

Career

Qualified 1998; joined Bond Pearce in 1999; associate, Bond Pearce 2004; partner, Bond Pearce 2008; partner, Bond Dickinson on merger 2013; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP on combination 2017.

Memberships

Law Society, Employment Lawyers Association.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Employment > Employment: Hampshire

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP‘s employment team provides the full range of support to a broad range of household names and high-value businesses, with particular experience acting for clients in the retail, education and financial sectors. Practice co-lead Christina Tolvas-Vincent is especially experienced in discrimination issues, reorganisations, and change management, and has a strong track record in advising clients in the retail sector. Fellow team head Jon Hales, meanwhile, is strong in complex transactional work, where legal director Charlotte Bloomfield is also prominent. Daniel Fawcett was promoted to legal director in July 2021, and has expertise in corporate work and litigation, with a developing focus on equality law. Managing associate Ben Duxbury is also recommended.