Acting as trusted advisor to the UK subsidiaries of Italian companies across a range of sectors including fashion, food and drink, advertising and tech. Advice covered contentious and non-contentious matters such as contract drafting, long-term ill-health absence, discrimination (age, disability, sex), enforcement of post termination restrictions and settlement agreements.
Well-known insurance company
Acting for a well-known insurance company in the High Court in relation to claims brought by ex-employees.
High Court proceedings
Acting for defendants in High Court proceedings, defending allegations of misuse of confidential information and breach of contract. Advising the minority shareholder in a family run business in a multi jurisdiction dispute including in the High Court Advising CEO's, CFO's and COO's on acrimonious exits.
Advising senior executives on disciplinary proceedings in the context of an FCA investigation.
Advising on quasi partnership and unfair prejudice issues and settling claims via alternative dispute resolution (including mediation).
London based broking house
Advising a London based broking house on its conversion to an LLP and on related employment and partnership issues. Drafting contractual and policy documents for Italian companies engaging senior executives in the UK.
Advising CEO's, CFO's and COO's on exiting employment, including advice on share plans, resignation of directorships and settlement of claims.
Advising senior executives on disciplinary proceedings and investigations.