Employment Lawyer David Greenhalgh is listed a Recommended Lawyer for his work with employers in the Legal 500 2023 edition (the main independent guide to the best lawyers in the UK).
David has more than 25 years experience of providing employers with focused Expert Employment Legal Advice aimed at protecting them and reducing their exposure to employment/HR related risk.
David’s specialisms include post-termination restrictions and injunctions, defending tribunal claims, exit tactics, disciplinary action and workplace investigations. He is currently working with employer clients from the insurance, media, professional services and fund management sectors on various matter including their Covid-19 related issues including return to work, health and safety and redundancy planning.
David created new employment law in the landmark Sunrise Brokers v Rodgers case in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. The case was about whether the employer could hold a departing employee to their notice period and post termination non-compete restriction without having to pay the employee.
Examples of recent work
Examples of David’s recent work for employers:-
Over the years David’s expertise as a specialist employment lawyer has been recognised in both leading independent guides to the UK legal profession.
David has produced an updated data sheet with the recently updated figures that all HR professionals need at their fingertips to help them calculate payments due and risk where claims are threatened.
What can an employer do where a new hire pulls out and refuses to turn up to work
Santa gives some wise words to employers on how they should prepare staff for Christmas parties.
David has acted for a number of employers dealing with complaints about alleged actions by their employee which if proven would amount to criminal acts.