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.


Insights European window case sheds light on annual leave

A new Judgment of the European Court carries a stark warning for those engaging workers and refusing them any paid annual leave.

Insights Uber drivers are workers, confirms EAT

The EAT has confirmed that drivers for Uber are not ‘self-employed’ service providers but are engaged as workers by the company

Insights New law gives time off and pay to bereaved parents

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill has now been published. This will give bereaved parents the right to time off work following the death…

Insights Including previous incidents in a disciplinary investigation report, does not make dismissal unfair

The EAT has confirmed that the test for a fair dismissal focusses on whether the investigation was sufficient

Insights When work transfers overseas, what happens to the staff (and does TUPE apply)?

The Judgment of the Employment Appeal Tribunal in Xerox Business Services Philippines v Zeb has provided some helpful clarity.

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