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    Colin is committed to finding solutions for his clients. Whether that may be a tricky workplace grievance or disciplinary all the way through to large scale collective redundancies, TUPE transfer or tribunal claims.

    Colin provides advice to clients to get them where they need to be as a business in a commercial and cost effective way. His focus is on early intervention and prevention, dealing with issues at an early stage before they escalate.

    His tribunal experience spans a range of claims from half-day hearing wages claims through to 1 to 3 day unfair dismissal claims and up to multiple day discrimination cases and multi-claimant TUPE and collective redundancy claims.

    Colin is dedicated in finding the right solution for each client and acts mainly for larger corporate clients in the construction, manufacturing, logistics and healthcare spheres as well as assisting senior executives in times of need. Colin qualified in 2001 and has specialised in employment law for over 15 years becoming Partner at Brachers in 2012.

    Colin is ranked in the Chambers UK 2024 legal directory for Employment Law in the South of England. He was also named as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ in the Legal 500 2024 directory.

    Colin assisted the Corporate team with a deal that won ‘Deal of the Year (sub £10m)’ at the Insider South East Dealmakers Awards 2023.

    Colin specialises in:

    • Reorganisations, redundancy and restructuring
    • TUPE (transfer of undertakings)
    • Settlement and compromise agreements
    • Tribunal claims
    • Finding solutions.

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    • I like his commercial, practical, no-nonsense approach along with the depth and breadth of his expertise.

      Chambers & Partners 2024
    • He is good on collective work and TUPE; he’s technically very strong in those areas

      Chambers & Partners 2023
    • He is extremely knowledgeable and very easy to work with. His no-nonsense and pragmatic approach enables sometimes complicated matters to be understood, with associated risks, quickly and easily.

      Chambers & Partners
    • Practical and very commercially focused – he very usefully takes me through all issues and potential consequences.

      Client quote
    • Responsive and understands the client’s model and requirements.

      Chambers & Partners

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