Paul McGrath advises clients across a broad range of industry sectors in all areas of contentious and non-contentious UK employment law.
His practice covers all aspects of UK employment legislation and day-to-day employment matters, including appointments and terminations, employment status and worker classification issues, employee handbooks and policies, employee data privacy, disciplinary and grievance issues, and restructuring and redundancy exercises.
Paul advises on the full range of contentious employment matters, both in the Employment Tribunals and the High Court, including claims for unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing and breach of contract. He has broad experience in the litigation of costs matters and the enforcement of judgment debts (including Information and Attachment of Earnings orders).
As part of his non-contentious work, Paul advises on the employment aspects of all types of corporate transactions, including share sales, business transfers and joint ventures, not least the implications of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE).
Paul also advises on the handling of privacy and data protection issues, including international data transfers, the implementation of whistleblowing hotlines and subject access rights.
Paul regularly devises and delivers client training seminars and also speaks on topical employment and data protection law issues at external conferences.
Paul has experience working in-house for clients in the information technology and banking sectors and was also previously an associate in the employment group of another international law firm.