Alistair McArthur

Partner, Head of Employment

0118 989 8158

Alistair is an experienced employment lawyer with particular expertise in advising on and dealing with recruitment practices, terms and conditions of employment, discrimination and harassment, termination of contracts and dismissals, the enforcement of post-termination obligations, transfer of undertakings on acquisition and disposal of businesses, restructuring and redundancies.

With a history of acting for businesses in the construction and property sector, banks, financial institutions and manufacturers as well as companies in the logistics and technology sectors, Alistair is accomplished at providing commercial and pragmatic advice to leading blue chip organisations.

Alistair is commercially astute, with an aptitude for negotiation. He takes on work with enthusiasm and a desire to succeed in all matters. This is, however, with the care to ensure he understands his client’s aims and problems at the outset so that strategies can be developed to obtain the best outcome possible.

Alistair is responsible for leading the Employment Department as it continues to provide high quality and effective advice and assistance.

Experience | Key projects

  • Alistair has helped with a number of high level redundancy and restructure exercises across several clients.
  • Alistair was instructed on a high level disability discrimination claim where the value was in excess of £5m.

Alistair is a bit of a star. He has the confidence to steer cases strategically without losing sight of the commercial sense over legal strengths. He is personable but also tenacious for his clients. He has great knowledge and experience in all employment matters. His instructions are always comprehensive. He is particularly brilliant in TUPE-related matters.

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