Alan advises on all aspects of employment matters and labour law for domestic and international clients.
His key area of specialisation is advising on issues relating to the recruitment, retention and termination of senior executives.
This includes advising on garden leave and restrictive covenants and the movement of key employees.
Increasingly, this advice embraces LLP disputes as the LLP structure has become popular as the structure of choice for many financial services businesses.
Alan also has experience of advising clients on the introduction and development of bonus and incentive schemes, and has wide experience of the measures used to incentivise executives.
Alan is a qualified CEDR mediator and has experience in using mediation to find commercial solutions for disputes.
Alan is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advised plc clients on the terms severance agreements to be offered and leading negotiations to secure severance terms in line with good corporate governance
- Advised a client on the implications of retaining a default retirement age and how the client can manage succession and performance issues
- Assisted a financial services business when threatened by the departure of a team of investment managers who also challenged the terms of their employment and post termination obligations
- Advised LLPs on the recruitment of members and the incentive terms proposed to compensate the recruit for the loss of deferred benefits from prior employment in line with FCA regulations