Employment

Our Employment Expertise

Tanfield’s Employment Group stands out because of its long standing reputation for strength in depth, spanning all levels of call.

Tanfield’s employment expertise spans all areas of work from business reorganisation, redundancy and TUPE through to claims relating to discrimination (disability discrimination, gender discrimination and parental rights), equal pay claims, minimum wage disputes, unfair and wrongful dismissal, and stress at work claims. Members of Tanfield have particular experience in advising on matters relating to contracts of employment and restrictive covenants, as well as on actions for breach of contract and those relating to Whistleblowing. Other areas of expertise include advising on Trade Union Law, EU Employment Law, the Working Time Regulations and Data Protection matters. Working alongside Tanfield’s Commercial Disputes specialists, members are also experienced in advising on executive terminations, as well as bonus and share option disputes.

Whether appearing in the employment tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal, focusing on employment related injunctions and actions in the High Court, or drawing together members from complimentary disciplines, for a tailored client team, Tanfield is known for having a commitment to excellence, coupled with an accessible, practical approach.

Our Employment Clients

Tanfield’s employment clients range from big companies, local authorities, trade unions, large institutions and smaller concerns, through to individual executives.

Our Employment Barristers


Richard Alford

Call 2011

Paul Staddon

Call 1976

Simon Cheves

Call 1980

Will Beetson

Call 2015

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