Our Expertise

As a team we help clients with the full range of employment issues, from day to day HR issues to the most contentious of disputes and dismissals. As well as offering real strength and depth in core employment issues, the hrlaw team at Fox Williams includes experts in immigration, tax, regulatory, white collar crime, partnership, corporate governance and High Court litigation. We have expertise across a wide range of HR advisory work including:

Employment & ImmigrationCorporate & Partnerships
  • Handling dismissals
  • Managing collective processes
  • Defending allegations of discrimination
  • Resolving workplace disputes
  • Handling Tribunal and High Court litigation
  • Managing sickness absence
  • Drafting employee documentation
  • Advising employers on managing team moves and the protection of their business
  • Stress monitoring and mitigation
  • Human resources management
  • Cross-border employment
  • Recruitment and outplacement
  • Senior executive counselling
  • Share option and incentive schemes
  • Remuneration and employee benefits planning
  • Executive immigration and sponsor licensing
  • Employment aspects of corporate restructuring associated with takeovers
  • Employment aspects of outsourcings and business acquisitions
  • Corporate governance aspects of directors duties and liabilities and remuneration (including equity incentive arrangements and remuneration code compliance)
  • Employment advice to business start-ups, including service agreements / consultancy agreements
  • Employment aspects of establishing partnerships and LLPs
  • Recruiting and dismissing partners
  • Partner and team moves  
Regulatory & White collar crimeLitigation & Dispute resolution
  • Professional discipline and regulation including Fitness to Practice
  • Health and Safety investigations and prosecutions
  • Fraud, anti-bribery, whistleblowing and corruption
  • Regulatory aspects of directors’ duties and responsibilities
  • Restrictive covenants disputes (including injunctions)
  • Wrongful dismissal and other breaches of contract
  • International arbitration
  • Anti-trust, including corporate governance and breach of directors’/ employees’ duties
  • Boardroom and shareholder disputes
Tax 
  • Tax aspects of approved and unapproved employee share schemes (including EMI options) and other share incentive arrangements, such as growth shares
  • Tax aspects of employee remuneration (including benefits, bonuses and salary sacrifice schemes), and employee termination arrangements
  • UK tax residency and domicile issues, including employee secondments