John joined Weightmans in 2008 and is an associate in the employment, pensions and immigration team in Liverpool.

He acts for private sector clients including Royal Mail Group Ltd and specialises in complex respondent employment tribunal litigation.

John has a broad experience of providing both non-contentious and contentious employment advice to commercial clients, including senior executives. He provides policy and operational advice to FTSE 100 clients on a range of issues, including diversity, sick absence management, performance and capability, misconduct and contractual issues.

He is an experienced advocate and regularly undertakes advocacy at final hearings in the Employment Tribunals.

John presents Weightmans seminars and in house training sessions for clients. He also writes articles which are published in the HR press.

John is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.


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