We’re highly delighted to say that yet again we have been ranked as a top firm in our region in the legal directory Chambers & Partners, with Peter and Nicola both again ranked as ‘Leaders in the Field’.
Chambers and Partners rankings matter in the legal world because they are independent and cannot be bought – they are based on extensive research, including interviews with clients and other lawyers.
We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you again to those of our clients and contacts who acted as our referees as part of the Chambers research process. We are always grateful for your support and will continue to work hard to give you our best advice and service.
Here’s the details of what the directory has to say about us:
Basic facts about the department
– 2 partners
– 1 other qualified lawyer
– Office locations ranked: Chichester
What the team is known for Noted employment law boutique weighted towards offering employers advice on TUPE transfers, disciplinary matters, redundancies and senior executive departures. Also advises employees on settlement agreements. Strong experience in handling employment tribunal claims for both sides.
Strengths (Quotes mainly from clients)
– “The firm is very knowledgeable and experienced, has a pragmatic view to problems and offers solutions.”
– “The lawyers listen from a commercial point of view and evaluate risk; you get good guidance.”
– “Very proactive, helpful and responsive; we have no hesitation in renewing the contract every year.”
Peter Stevens is “very knowledgeable on all aspects of employment law” and “so thorough – he thinks of things you wouldn’t have thought of,” say clients. He has expertise in disciplinary issues, dismissals, discrimination, pay and benefits, and breach of contract.
Nicola Brown is noted for her work in restructuring exercises and transfers of undertakings, and is experienced in family-friendly rights and tribunal advocacy. Clients say she is “highly competent, very down to earth, and very good at explaining the pros and cons of where you are.”
If you would like to talk through a situation you are dealing with, or if you need advice on any aspect of employment law, please contact any member of the Pure Employment Law team (01243 836840 or [email protected]).