Our Employment, Pensions & Immigration (EPI) team is one of the largest and most highly regarded teams in the UK.
Drawing on tremendous depth of resource and knowledge, we provide our clients with strategic insights and practical solutions for all their EPI issues. Our objective is to deliver a truly personal service with a constant and determined focus on delivering the outcomes our clients want to achieve. The team also has a strong international reach sitting alongside a high quality regional offering with City trained lawyers based in both Guildford and Cheltenham.
Our EPI team understands that working with people brings opportunities, but also risks and businesses need to manage those risks and find solutions. Delivering solutions can be a challenge in an environment where employment law is constantly changing. Our team is committed to getting to know our clients’ business and build strong relationships enabling us to deliver strategic solutions.
Our expertise includes risk management, drafting all forms of employment documentation, dismissals and grievances, all aspects of equal opportunities/diversity, corporate governance and regulatory issues, large project work including restructurings, business transfers, dispute resolution in Court and Employment Tribunal, business protection as well as the many different needs for international advice.
Whether you require UK immigration assistance as an individual or as an organisation our specialist immigration lawyers can help you through the complexities of the UK immigration system.
We have extensive experience of handling UK immigration applications ranging from work permissions, employers’ duties and compliance under the Points- Based System, to Tier 1 (Investor) visas and advising individuals and their families on personal matters.
We offer a multiservice approach enabling us to advise clients on other relevant legal issues related to the transfer of key staff and the ability to offer joined up tax and immigration advice for high net worth clients.
Our Pensions team of ten key lawyers, with two former professional trustees, has a formidable understanding of what clients want in the fast changing world of pensions. We combine our wealth of experience and expertise as top City lawyers, with our traditional role as trusted adviser, to offer a unique range of pensions legal services. We have vast experience of advising employers, trustees, providers and individuals on all aspects of pensions.
Our specialisms include advising major corporates, including multi-nationals, and their pension trustees, on their pension issues, ranging from corporate issues like governance, sales, purchase and clearance, restructuring, outsourcing, and TUPE transfers to scheme issues like contingent asset arrangements, scheme closure, de-risking exercises and fiduciary management.