Chris qualified in 2010 and works from our Leeds office. Chris deals with a range of employment tribunal claims, and undertakes multiple day hearings in the Employment Tribunals in England, Scotland and Wales, as well as conducting Judicial Mediation. He has also appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
In addition, Chris advises on issues including disciplinaries, performance capability and sickness absence cases, grievances, holiday pay, flexible work requests, discrimination, industrial relations, IR35 and off pay roll working, Trade Union recognition and TUPE matters. Chris has experience of dealing with both public and private sector clients for contentious and non-contentious matters. He also provides employment support on corporate transactions/acquisitions.
Chris provides strategic advice on restrictive covenants and contractual disputes, to achieve pragmatic dispute resolutions.
Chris regularly presents training on a variety of topics at Weightmans legal seminars and also in-house for clients.
The updated HMRC CEST tool to help determine whether a contractor is inside or outside the scope of IR35 is finally here.
What happens when a romantic relationship in the workplace turns sour? If the two employees refuse to work together how should this be managed?
Tomasz Kroker was recently jailed for ten years for causing the deaths of four members of a family, including three children, under the age of 14.