Stuart is Director of Legal Operations for the Litigation, Transactional and Advisory division of Weightmans. He has over 25 years' experience of employment law, and has an impeccable reputation for commercial and pragmatic advice, particularly specialising in providing advice on commercial situations involving TUPE, reorganisations and collective issues.

Stuart proactively contributes to client profitability through analysis of management information and translation of key learning points into corporate training programmes. He is client partner for a range of clients including Royal Mail Group plc, Swissport, and Mitsubishi/Hitachi Power Systems Europe, in addition to advising other legal firms on their employment law issues.

Stuart frequently presents at seminars and conferences on HR issues and regularly contributes to national and local publications.


Insights Sports Direct in the spotlight

Sports Direct hit the headlines last summer when reports stated that over 90% of staff work on zero-hours contracts and working conditions are poor.

Insights High heels and the law: discriminatory dress codes

High heels have taken a huge stride from the fashion supplements to the headlines in the last few weeks. A petition started by Nicola Thorp, a…

Insights The Apprenticeship Levy: further details released

In the February edition of HR Focus we explained how the apprenticeship levy will work and the likely impact of the new mandatory charge on your…

Insights What will the Apprenticeship Levy mean for your business?

In the 2015 Autumn Statement, the Government announced its intention to introduce an ‘apprenticeship levy’ to facilitate increased numbers of…

Insights Restricting where your former employees work can be reasonable says High Court

The High Court has held that it was reasonable for a hairdressing salon to prevent a former employee from working within half a mile of its premises.

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