Andrew qualified as a solicitor in September 2017 and works within the Employment team at Mills Selig.
Andrew advises employer clients on the whole spectrum of employment work, both contentious and non-contentious. He is experienced in defending all types of Tribunal claims. He regularly advises employers, large and small, on both day-to-day HR problems and big picture issues. Andrew also regularly provides advice on employment issues to corporate clients in their sales and acquisitions of companies.
Andrew drafts employment contracts and service agreements for senior executives for both start-ups and established companies, as well as bespoke bonus and long-term incentive plans. Andrew also leads the Employment Team’s IR35 advice to corporate clients on acquisitions
Most recently, Andrew has drafted a large number of contracts and policy documents and is first chair on at least 5 tribunal cases for significant clients such as Virgin Media Plc and Golf Holdings Limited.
Andrew has very sound technical knowledge and a strong commercial approach – he is a very talented Solicitor with a bright future ahead.
Since qualification as a solicitor in September 2017, Andrew has been a member of the Employment Law Group for Northern Ireland and a member of the Employment Lawyers Association of England & Wales.
- Advised national employer on range of employee issues from grievances and disciplinaries to Covid-19 precautions to dealing with long-term sickness absence to best practices for dealing with bullying and harassment claims.
- Advised a consortium of taxi firms, including Value Cabs Limited, on the employment aspects of the acquisition of the business and assets of Infocabs Ltd and the Infocab Partnership.
- Advised US-headquartered company, which was opening first UK office, on both the legal requirements and best practices for onboarding staff in this jurisdiction. This extended to advice on the pros and cons of unlimited annual leave and the legal implications of engaging independent contractors (particularly since the changes to IR35).
- Successfully defended multiple complex and/or high-value Tribunal claims.