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.

Published articles

Insights Pregnancy and Maternity discrimination: new consultation

The Government has published a new consultation on extending redundancy protection for pregnant women and new parents once they have returned to…

Insights Good Work Plan – some legal changes confirmed

The Government has now published the draft legislation which will bring some of the commitments made into force.

Insights Good Work Plan - the Government re-commits to changing employment law

The Good Work Plan moves us a step closer to the implementation of the reforms recommended in last year's Taylor Review.

Insights Conflict at the Christmas party – disciplinary sanctions when staff ‘come to blows’

As the festive holiday period approaches, workers are heading out in droves for their annual Christmas parties – where inhibitions are left behind in…

Insights Ill health retirement: Will a flawed procedure always be discriminatory?

Internal processes sometimes go wrong. But does this mean that an employee will always succeed in a discrimination claim?

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