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James Symons

James SymonsĀ | Associate

james.symons@freeths.co.uk
+44 (0) 845 271 6768

 

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James provides strategic employment advice on a wide range of issues to a number of pub, hotel and restaurant operators, including advice on TUPE, redundancies and restrictive covenant disputes. He also assists in corporate transactional work both in due diligence and in drafting and negotiating warranties, indemnities, service agreements and compromise agreements.

Recent deals & projects

  • Drafting contracts of employment, handbooks and policies and procedures.
  • Providing strategic employment advice to clients at an early stage, so as to minimise the risk of a claim by the employee.
  • Defending Employment Tribunal claims for large (and small) employers.
  • Advising on and helping to manage large redundancy programmes, including drafting all the necessary documentation.
  • Advising on and helping to manage TUPE situations, including advice on service provision changes and drafting all correspondence with the employee representatives, the employees and the incoming/outgoing contractor (as appropriate)
  • Drafting and negotiating compromise agreements.
  • Corporate support work, working on a number of large projects. This includes due diligence work, negotiating the indemnities and warranties, giving the client advice in relation to TUPE consequences, etc.

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