I provide the advice and support I would want to receive in the same position; sensible, commercial, legally sound and cost effective. Although the decision about how to proceed will always be yours, I’m not afraid to tell you what I would do in your place.
Anthony joined Russell-Cooke in 1992 and has been a partner since 1999. He speaks French and Italian.
Anthony acts for employers of all sizes, senior executives and partners, specialising in:
negotiations in relation to joining and leaving packages (including to protect deferred compensation, shares or options, guaranteed/joining bonuses, carried interest, and other valuable benefits)
disputes involving bonuses, entitlements under incentive plans, breach of contract, restrictive covenants, duties owed, shares and team moves
discrimination, whistleblowing and unfair and wrongful dismissal
disciplinary issues, including those with regulatory and/or criminal implications
Anthony has extensive experience, gained over more than 30 years, and regularly writes about employment law developments. His comments and articles have appeared in national newspapers, trade journals and elsewhere.
Anthony has lectured on industrial relations and employment law at Kingston University, given talks on a wide range of employment law topics and provided tailor made training to employer clients.
Anthony brings great professionalism balanced with humility.
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Acted for many high profile senior executives and partners in banking and finance, politics, the law, journalism, accountancy, medicine, teaching, etc.
Many cases which have been reported in the national press
An appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal in the high profile claim in which associative disability discrimination was first recognised as being actionable
Applying to the High Court and thereafter the Court of Appeal on behalf of a vice chancellor for an injunction to prevent a university acting in breach of its own procedures
Successfully striking out more than 10 separate race and religious discrimination claims brought against a regulatory body relating to the exercise of its regulatory functions
Advising and acting for a number of private schools
Handling delicate situations involving allegations of sexual misconduct sensitively (both for employees and employers)
Supporting employees/partners who are suffering from stress, anxiety or depression, or are neuro-divergent
He was thorough, knowledgeable and regularly gave sound advice. I felt in safe hands at all times in a most difficult scenario.
Member of the Employment Lawyers Association
Member of the Discrimination Lawyers Association
My overall impression of Anthony is that he is a sensational business partner, applying a deep understanding of the law with practical application to ensure the best possible outcome for me. Anthony could be direct and tough, but fair, however his calm demeanour and authoritative approach defused tension by bringing clarity and understanding. I have recommended Anthony to numerous individuals in my network.
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