A report recently published by the work-life charity Working Families and Bright Horizons has found that UK workplaces are failing to support fathers' wishes to…Read More
Chris Williams's Service Teams
Chris represents both employer and employee clients and has a particular interest in international employment law.
His areas of expertise include: drafting employment and consultancy contracts; drafting and advising on incentive plans; advising on redundancies and other dismissals; assisting with day-to-day HR matters including: performance management, disciplinary action, grievances and sickness absence; negotiating settlements; assisting on the employment aspects of corporate transactions and managing international employment advice for multinational clients.
- Managing a cross-border reduction in force exercise for a US technology company, including advising on the UK aspects;
- Acting for a senior employee in a dispute with a major bank;
- Guiding a smaller employer through a complex disciplinary process against an employee;
- Day-to-day employment law advice for a Chinese multinational, coordinating advice across Europe and advising direct on UK HR queries.
Chris trained in the London and Paris offices of a US law firm, gaining experience across a range of areas of law and particularly on cross-border matters. He joined Wedlake Bell upon qualifying as a solicitor in September 2012.
Chris holds a degree in German and Business Studies from the University of Warwick and also speaks French and Italian.
Articles & Comment
24 Jan, 2017 | Chris Williams
09 May, 2016 | Chris Williams
A recent Court of Appeal decision serves as a reminder to employers that if provisions or policies in an employee handbook or other document become incorporated…Read More
26 Nov, 2015 | Chris Williams
In Greenfield v The Care Bureau Limited (C-219/14), the European Court of Justice ruled that in the case of part time employees who increase their working hours…Read More
29 Jul, 2014 | Chris Williams
31 Mar, 2014 | Chris Williams