Trevor Bettany, Partner
Trevor has extensive experience dealing with all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law.
Trevor is Head of the Employment Group at Charles Russell Speechlys. Trevor has over 25 years’ experience working closely with employers and senior executives across the full spectrum of employment law issues. His work ranges from drafting or negotiating contractual employment arrangements for established and start-up businesses or executives, to managing dismissals, boardroom disputes, grievances, whistleblowing and discrimination, team moves and restraint of trade issues. He has particular interests in managing discipline and grievances at work, conducting investigations and change management, including business reorganisations, collective redundancy and TUPE consultation and the employment law aspects of transfers of undertakings and outsourcing.
Trevor acts for a variety of UK and US based clients including asset and investment management businesses, employment, engineering and pharmaceutical businesses, professional partnerships, LLPs and their members and senior executives.
He is committed to high standards of client service and was singled out by Legal 500 for his “grounded” approach. He is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and has sat on its Legislative & Policy Committee and has contributed to a number of Government consultation exercises, including in respect of discipline, grievances and agency workers.
Trevor is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Defended a claim in the Employment Tribunal involving the status of a member of an LLP, whistleblowing and breaches of obligations under the LLP Agreement
- Advised on the implications of TUPE and managing both collective and individual TUPE and redundancy consultation aspects of a post-acquisition intra-group reorganisation and harmonisation exercise
- Advised a member of an LLP on complex claims arising from whistleblowing, data breaches, expulsion and grievance procedures
- Advised on a sex discrimination and unfair dismissal claim in the Employment Tribunal
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