Simon Gorham

Simon advises on the full range of employment law issues, both contentious and non-contentious, often across European and international jurisdictions. He has extensive experience advising on the employment aspects of a wide variety of private equity, M&A and outsourcing transactions (with a particular emphasis on the application of TUPE), as well as restructuring schemes and IPOs. He has particular experience advising family businesses on UK and international employment law issues, as well as financial services institutions on employment and employment regulatory issues, investigations, multi-jurisdictional re-organisations, whistleblowing, discrimination, grievances, dismissals and defending claims. Additionally, he has extensive experience advising senior executives across all industry sectors on sensitive and high-stakes matters. He has been quoted in publications in the UK, US and Europe on employment law issues.

He regularly advises on senior executive service agreements, settlement agreements and sensitive boardroom issues as well as the protection of confidential information and post-termination restrictions.

Simon previously worked in the employment department of an international law firm and has spent time on secondment in the employment legal team of a global professional services firm and at an international bank.