Emlyn Williams is a partner and employment lawyer.

Emlyn is an experienced advocate in both the Employment Tribunal and the Employment Appeals Tribunal. He specialises in all aspects of employment law, with particular interest in equal pay, whistleblowing, discrimination issues and TUPE.

Emlyn has a significant reputation in the Healthcare sector. His clients also include other public sector bodies, registered providers (housing), charities and private businesses.

Emlyn also has a strong track-record in delivering innovative training programmes and regularly undertakes bespoke in-house training for various bodies including multi-national companies, housing associations, NHS Trusts, ACAS and other professional groups.

Emlyn is recommended by Legal 500 and recognised for his "popular training sessions and strength in TUPE and equal pay".

From December 2014 to December 2015 Emlyn was President of Liverpool Law Society. He is also a non-executive Director of Liverpool-based art gallery and cinema FACT.


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Emlyn Williams and his team are praised for their 'pragmatism, responsiveness and professionalism'. Legal 500 2017

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Emlyn Williams and his team are praised for their 'pragmatism, responsiveness and professionalism'.

Legal 500 2017

Martin Edwards and Emlyn Williams are both rated as 'knowledgeable, experienced and technically excellent'.

Legal 500 2017

“I’ve been very impressed with the quality of professional advice and the high level of practical support provided by Emlyn and his team since Weightmans took responsibility for employment law matters. The Weightmans team is very outcome-focused and has at all times been responsive and efficient.”

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