Ravinder Mahal

Partner & iGlobal Director

Employment

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Expertise

Ravinder is an English qualified solicitor with over 20 years’ experience in UK and International employment law. He has specialised in international labour law for more than 15 years, and has a wealth of experience in managing labour law advice in over 50 jurisdictions worldwide, including more than 300 multi-jurisdictional projects from contract harmonisation through to advice on major M&A transactions.

He is recognised for his employment law expertise by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and the Legal Experts directory.

Recent Experience

  • Labour law advice on a business disposal for $460m covering 22 jurisdictions.
  • Labour law advice on a business disposal for $140m covering 17 jurisdictions.
  • Advising on an employment document harmonisation project over 15 jurisdictions worldwide.
  • Advising on a pan-European redundancy programme for a US global business.
  • Advising on a document harmonisation project for EMEA for a Chinese group.

Career History

Ravinder graduated as a solicitor in 1994 after obtaining a Degree in Business in Middlesex, and passing the Law Society Final Exams. He started his career at a top ten UK law firm and has worked with leading UK and US law firms. He joined Wedlake Bell in 2004 and is a member of the UK’s Employment Lawyers Association.

Publications

Ravinder is General Editor of Tolley’s Employment Law, which is used by labour lawyers all over the UK. He also writes the Contract of Employment chapter for this publication.

Bulletins

Court rules Uber drivers are workers: Have you reviewed the employment status of all of your UK staff?

The Uber case has hit the headlines because of the high profile name involved, but it is also a timely reminder to employers that they must take care when attemptingRead more

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TERMINATION PAYMENTS – THE NEW TAX RULES

New rules come into force on 6 April 2018 that will affect how termination payments are taxed and whether an employee can benefit from the £30,000 tax exemption. The overallRead more