As the largest provider of legal services to the public services market, we have one of the strongest employment law teams in the country with lawyers based in London, Bristol and Birmingham. We are recognised specialists in understanding the issues facing both public and private sector providers, particularly within the health and local government landscape, and our ability to put our advice for you in the right commercial and policy context and to provide solutions, makes us leaders in the field.
We are ranked first as employment law advisers under the NHS Commercial Alliance Framework legal panel for value for money and quality and we have been successfully re-appointed by HealthTrust Europe (previously HPC) and London Procurement Programme.
In the local government sector we are on many of the legal advisor panels as well as being the sole provider for a large number of Local Authorities and other organisations within the sector. Our experience in governance and vires issues and the unique culture of Local Government means that we can provide a complete employment support service.
Our extensive expertise covers a wide range of services within employment and pensions, advising and supporting a diverse range of employers, including NHS Trusts, Local Authorities at every tier of local government ranging from small district authorities to large unitary authorities, multinationals, registered providers, regulators, NDPB's, charities and voluntary sector organisations, at both a strategic and operational level.
Our employment team works closely with our HR advisory service, with dedicated and experienced HR professionals, as well as key associates including mediators, management coaches and organisational development specialists.
We pride ourselves in our ability to work closely with you in managing your HR legal spend and providing an ongoing skills transfer to your HR and management teams.