Duncan Lewis Solicitors are pleased to announce that Employment Consultant Solicitor Anthony Thompson has joined the firm’s Croydon based Employment Law department.
Consultant Solicitor, Anthony Thompson is an Employment law specialist and predominantly practices in the company’s Croydon branch but also covers the firm’s London based offices.
Anthony advises individuals on their rights including reviewing contracts, guiding clients through disciplinary and grievance procedures, devising exit strategies (including on the enforceability of restrictive covenants) and negotiating and advising on the terms of settlement agreements. He has successfully represented individuals at employment tribunals and judicial mediations. Anthony has also supported and led employers in a variety of industries on matters ranging from recruitment to dismissal. Anthony is an experienced tribunal advocate and has successfully defended employment tribunal claims involving complex issues of unfair dismissal, race, sex and disability discrimination, TUPE, whistleblowing and insolvency.
Anthony has a particular strength in advising on discrimination matters and has notably defended employers in complex sex and disability discrimination claims. In a recent notable case Anthony recently secured a six figure compensation settlement in a contested sex/maternity related claim as well as negotiating a large settlement in race and victimisation claims. Anthony has written extensively in trade and legal publications and designed and delivered training seminars on a wide range of employment topics.
Duncan Lewis is recognised as a top tier and leading law firm by Legal 500 UK 2014 and was the first UK law firm to achieve Investors in People Gold. The company serves both corporate entities and private individuals in over 20 areas of law from 35 offices across London and throughout the UK.
Duncan Lewis Solicitors’ Employment Department acts on behalf of claimants and respondents in all Employment Tribunal related matters. We have the experience, skill and flexibility to represent large and small employers, as well as individual employees in matters including but not limited to; unfair dismissal; redundancy; discrimination on grounds of sex, race, disability, religion & belief, sexual orientation and age; maternity rights; drafting contracts, staff handbooks, policies and procedures; advice and assistance with disciplinary and grievance procedures and representation in the employment tribunal, high court, employment appeal tribunal and above.