Damian is an associate in the Employment team. He has experience advising both employer and employee clients on a range of employment law issues, including disciplinary and grievance issues, discrimination, TUPE and redundancy. Damian has particular experience in advising clients in the charity and social enterprise sectors.

Examples of Recent Work

  • Advising on TUPE and redundancy issues following a client merger
  • Advising in relation to employee performance and misconduct issues
  • Defending an employment tribunal claim for unfair dismissal
  • Negotiating settlement agreements on behalf of employers and employees
  • Drafting contracts of employment and policies

Qualifications and Career

  • University of Exeter, BA (Hons) French and Spanish, 2004
  • The College of Law, London, LLB Law, 2011
  • Trainee Solicitor, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP, 2012
  • Solicitor, Anthony Collins Solicitors LLP, 2014
  • Joined Bates Wells Braithwaite, December 2016
  • Promoted to Associate, Bates Wells Braithwaite, July 2018

Pro Bono, Memberships and Appointments

  • Member of the Employment Lawyers Association
  • Volunteer adviser at South West London Law Centres (SWLLC)