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TUPE - The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006

TUPE - The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006

About

Employment law is designed primarily to protect employees, and TUPE is no exception.

Although the principles of TUPE may appear to be relatively straightforward, how it operates to protect employees in practice is complex, reflecting many years of statutory developments and constantly changing case law. Our employment lawyers however are experts in this field.

Often working alongside their corporate colleagues handling the particular corporate transactions, our lawyers help clients through all stages of the information and consultation processes (including supplying paperwork such as letters to employees, ballot papers and so on), drafting and reviewing employment indemnities and warranties contained in the “deal document” and guiding clients through the “measures” and other information and disclosure processes.

They also advise on how to deal with issues such as redundancies and other types of reorganisations connected with the deal, whether taking place before (and often as part of) the completion of the deal, or afterwards.

Whether you are selling or buying a business, or dealing with a contracting in or out of services, our employment lawyers are highly trained and experienced in advising their clients not only on the legal processes which need to be followed, but also the practical steps and issues.

Key Contacts

Valerie Lambert - Partner

Valerie Lambert

Partner

+44 (0)1223 447427

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Elizabeth Swinburn - Partner

Elizabeth Swinburn

Partner

+44 (0)1223 447436

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Meet the team

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"Elizabeth Swinburn ..makes a great employment law team who, we feel reassured, are always looking out for us, and minimising any risks involved with matters of employment law."
Legal 500

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"Valerie was absolutely fantastic in her legal strategy & planning & response times with opposing counsel which was the Chairman of the other firm. When this Chairman was not responsive on many occasions - Valerie kept her cool and responded back in an extremely cool & logical manner. I could not have asked for better counsel in my situation as she reacted extremely well in my case against an opposing legal entity that represented a very large Italian EPC company. This case was settled quickly and amicably by her"
Mr D

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"A first class job - many thanks for guiding us through the maze of legal procedures. It was a tremendous effort on your part."
Mr Philip Kennedy - Managing Director
Eschmann Technologies Ltd

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"Lynne Adams works with both empathy and great professionalism. She puts great thought into the situation."
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"Thank you for your quick responses to this matter and as ever, your awesome legal knowledge and diligence has been top drawer."
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“Hewitsons is an impressive practice – client-focused, efficient and effective. The firm punches well above its weight.”
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“Great communication, reasonable fees, good value for the money.”
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“The firm provides excellent partner expertise at highly competitive rates.”
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"They are an efficient, knowledgeable team, which is able to advise and carry out work on a variety of topics."
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"Hewitsons provided us with timely legal support adhering to the scope of the service agreed."
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“I particularly liked the approach of Hewitsons in that we worked with the same lawyer from initial discussions and quotation through to completion of the sale. This meant there was good continuity throughout the project.”
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"In my experience Hewitsons is top of its class. It has experts in every field."
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"Hewitsons is outstanding. It is professional, knowledgeable and efficient."
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“The firm provides excellent partner expertise at highly competitive rates.”
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"They are an efficient, knowledgeable team, which is able to advise and carry out work on a variety of topics."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

"Hewitsons provided us with timely legal support adhering to the scope of the service agreed."
Client Testimonial c/o Legal 500

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"The team brings a personal dimension to relationships with its clients, which is missing in this day and age"
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