Kevin is the head of Shoosmiths' national employment law team and has 20 years of experience in providing legal support to HR teams. As well as providing pragmatic and commercial advice, Kevin ensures that the Shoosmiths employment team delivers a top quality service to all its clients.
Kevin has extensive UK and international experience and regularly advises clients on HR issues arising from complex organisational and structural changes including collective redundancies as well as on the sale and acquisition of businesses. Kevin also handles senior executive appointments and dismissals and frequently represents clients in high profile cases representing both employers and employees.
Kevin trained and qualified as a barrister and spent three years at the Bar. He has considerable contentious employment law experience, including appearances at the Employment Appeal Tribunal and higher courts. Kevin regularly represents clients in employment tribunal proceedings dealing with issues ranging from unfair dismissal and redundancy to lengthy and complex discrimination cases.
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Kevin regularly provides in-house training on employment law/practices/procedures to clients/HR managers and lectured at Cardiff Law School, the University of Wales. He also appeared on Legal Network Television. Kevin co-authored the Tolleys and Butterworths books: “Termination of Employment”, “Employment Law” and “Working Time”. He also edited Croners' “Employment Law and the European Union” and was appointed to their editorial board.
Kevin qualified at Clifford Chance and worked at Eversheds before joining Shoosmiths as a partner in 2002.
Kevin is ranked as "Leading Lawyer" and "Highly Recommended" in the Legal 500 and "Tier 1" in Chambers.
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