About Anthony

Anthony is a Partner in the Employment Law team. He qualified as a solicitor in 1999 and ran his own specialist employment law practice for nearly 16 years before joining TWM in September 2018. He is also an accredited mediator. 

Anthony has experience of acting for individual employees and employers of various sizes, including businesses without their own HR function as well as larger companies with specialist HR departments. His corporate clients have operated in many business sectors, including pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, specialist vehicle manufacturing, travel, publishing, education and the drinks industry.

Anthony’s work has encompassed the main areas of employment law practice, including:

  • Managing grievances, disciplinary and capability matters (both sickness and performance);
  • Providing guidance to management on handling employee relations issues and disputes;
  • Negotiating executive termination packages and settlement agreements;
  • Advising on TUPE in both outsourcing and acquisition cases;
  • Planning and advising businesses conducting re-organisations and redundancies, including large scale redundancy situations involving collective consultation;
  • Advising employers on workplace relocations and providing practical guidance and support, including advising on projects involving a pharmaceutical manufacturing site, a specialist vehicle factory, one of Europe’s Largest bottling, warehousing and distribution sites and a company head office;
  • Advising on, and conducting, cases involving claims including wrongful dismissal, unfair dismissal, discrimination, harassment, victimisation, whistleblowing, detriment (including trade union detriment) breach of contract, unlawful deduction from wages and bonus entitlement;
  • Drafting employment contracts, handbooks and similar documentation, including advising on restrictive covenants and confidentiality;
  • Conducting employment mediation; and
  • Advising on industrial relations matters, including recognition requests, collective bargaining and industrial action.

As well as managing and preparing employment cases, Anthony has personally conducted advocacy before the Employment Tribunal many times. This has included large and complex cases lasting one week or longer.  His advocacy experience extends beyond the Employment Tribunal system. Anthony has also appeared before the Central Arbitration Committee and successfully defended an employer faced with a Trade Union seeking confidential management bonus information during collective bargaining (Unite the Union v Constellation Europe Limited – Case Number DI/3(2007)).

In addition, Anthony provides employment law training to businesses looking to develop the skills of their managers, supervisors and HR professionals. These workshops are designed to be participative and train employees in how to manage common workplace issues within the law rather than focusing on the law in isolation. This approach not only helps engage the delegates, it places the emphasis on teaching the delegates practical skills that they can take away with them into their workplace.

Related services

Advising Employees

Our Employment Law team can advise and support employees with issues they are encountering with their work or employer.

Advising Employers

Our Employment Law team has substantial experience in advising employers.

Conducting Investigations and Disciplinary Hearings

Providing an understanding of the key principles which apply to investigations and conducting formal hearings for disciplinary or capability matters.

Discrimination, Harassment and Bullying in Employment

Objectives: to give delegates a sound working knowledge of the legal principles and requirements relating to discrimination, harassment and bullying in employment.

Employment and HR Training

Our training workshops focus on giving delegates practical tools to manage in an effective way the day-to-day HR and employment law issues that they face in their workplace.

Employment Claims

Whether you are an employee looking to pursue a claim, or an employer being threatened with proceedings, our Employment Law team can support you and help you advance your case.

Employment Law and HR Advice

We are experts when it comes to providing advice, support and representation to employers and employees alike.

Employment Law Glossary

Our Employment Law team has put together a glossary of terms used in employment law to help you get the best understanding of employment law.

Employment Law Pricing Information

In keeping with TWM’s ethos, our approach to fees is to be open and transparent. We like to engage with clients to offer a fee structure appropriate to the case.

Employment Mediation

At TWM Solicitors, our Employment Law team includes an accredited mediator who conducts facilitative mediation.

Employment Tribunal Claims – Price Information

View the estimated costs for our representation of you in claims of wrongful dismissal, unfair dismissal, discrimination, breach of contract and unlawful deduction from wages.

Managing Absence from Work

Objectives: to provide delegates with the practical skills to manage workplace absence effectively. To enable appropriate action to be taken to encourage a reduction in absenteeism.

Managing Trade Union Relations

Objectives: to provide an overview of employee relations involving trade unions.

Managing Unsatisfactory Conduct and Performance at Work

Objectives: to enable delegates to deal effectively with unsatisfactory conduct and performance and have a good understanding of relevant employment law and good practice.

Managing Within the Law

Objectives: two day workshop is designed for managers and supervisors with responsibilities for staff / employment.

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