Phil is a partner at Weightmans LLP with over twenty years' experience advising on all areas of employment and discrimination law.
Phil has considerable experience in advising commercial employers in a wide range of industries including those in the retail, insurance, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors. He also advises public bodies, including educational institutions and NHS Trusts. He is an experienced advocate, and has a particular interest in TUPE, working time, whistleblowing and all areas of discrimination, including disability and age.
Phil is a regular speaker and training provider, both to HR professionals and as part of in-house sessions.
In 2013 the law governing whistleblowing protection was changed to require a worker’s disclosure to be made in the public interest.
The Taylor Review has undertaken a detailed look at working practices in the UK and recommended many changes to the way in which employment and worker…
Discrimination awards in employment (and related) circumstances will rise following a landmark decision of the Court of Appeal.
The Supreme Court has issued an important judgment which clarifies how much pay an employer is entitled to deduct when a teacher takes part in lawful…
The UK’s highest court has given an important judgment concerning claims for indirect discrimination.