DPG join forces with SimpsonMillar LLP

DPG join forces with SimpsonMillar LLP

To bring you the latest in employment law updates and relevant stories, DPG have joined forces with Simpson Millar to bring you a regular slot on a range of employment law related topics. Each month David Hession will be writing on a subject that you will find useful as well as opening it up for your suggestions on topics.

Who are Simpson Millar LLP?

Simpson Millar LLP, a Fairpoint Group PLC company, has been established over 150 years, and offers a range of legal services nationwide. These services include personal injury, private client, family, education law and travel and commercial litigation as well as employment law.

As a national firm, Simpson Millar has offices in Leeds, London, Manchester and Birmingham.

The firm’s philosophy involves making law accessible to everyone by being open and transparent with its clients. It aims to become a leading provider of interactive and online services.

David Hession

David Hession is a Solicitor in Employment Law for Simpson Millar, and works closely with employees and employers on a wide range of employment-related matters.

Prior to his time at Simpson Millar, David trained with a Legal 500 firm and has since spent a number of years working for a local authority and in private practice.

Experienced in dealing with disciplinary issues, grievances, TUPE, equal pay claims, redundancy issues, maternity rights, and discrimination issues, David is passionate about securing the best outcome for his clients and prides himself in offering jargon-free practical advice.

David regularly presents and hosts seminars on contemporary employment law issues. He has also has written numerous articles on HR end employment law topics for various publications.

Simpson Millar's Employment Law Team

Simpson Millar's Employment Law solicitors have been proudly supporting employees, employers, and trade unions for years.

Recommended in the Legal 500, our solicitors have a wealth of experience in supporting employees and employers in areas such as discrimination at work, equal pay claims, claims for dismissal, and redundancy.

The firm’s Head of Department is Linda Stewart who has a number of specialisms in gender pay, maternity discrimination and sexual orientation discrimination. Linda also has experience in multi-party cases involving TUPE, collective redundancy and contractual issues. She has also acted for CEOs and MDs.

The Department’s other partners include Joy Drummond and Aneil Balgobin. Joy is well renowned for her extensive experience in working with trade unions. Aneil undertakes work for senior executives and has developed a particular interest in the area of restrictive covenants and post-termination obligations.

Watch out for their first post later this month

If you have any questions or thoughts on relevant employment law topics you’d like to see in the future then please reply in comments.

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  • Really looking forward to seeing this. It's a great addition to the Community. I'm sure it will be a popular area with some lively debate.
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