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Eugene is a partner in the employment team and has worked on a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues. With over 20 years’ post qualification experience, he has advised a wide variety of clients within the information technology, financial services, logistics, automotive, utilities, media, retail, affordable housing and charity sectors. Clients have praised him for his commercial approach to work.
He is regularly involved with employment tribunal hearings, including those relating to complex unlawful discrimination and whistleblowing claims, and has assisted with appeals to the Employment Appeal Tribunal. Other areas of expertise include helping to resolve boardroom disputes, advising on TUPE, working with businesses on the management of redundancy and restructuring exercises, and supporting employers during trade union disputes.
Eugene has also assisted senior executives with the negotiation of service agreements and high value severance deals (in excess of £1 million) and has provided strategic advice on team moves. He acts in post-termination restrictive covenant disputes, some of which have involved High Court injunction proceedings.
A member of the Employment Lawyers Association, he is editor and co-author of Drafting Service Agreements, a book published by Bloomsbury Professional, and regularly speaks at conferences and training events.