24 January 2022
Winckworth Sherwood expands our Employment and Partnership practice with the addition of Chris Garrett, our new data protection partner.
Winckworth Sherwood, the leading full-service UK law firm, today announces that Chris Garrett has joined the Employment and Partnership practice as Partner.
Chris brings with him 20 years’ experience practising employment and partnership law and data protection. Over the course of his extensive career, Chris has been seconded to major UK businesses, including the Royal Bank of Scotland and British Airways.
Chris joins Winckworth Sherwood’s London office from the New York-based law firm, Debevoise & Plimpton, where he spent over ten years most recently as international counsel.
Jo Keddie, Senior Partner and Head of the Employment and Partnership practice at Winckworth Sherwood, commented: “Chris is a talented and experienced lawyer and a great addition to our Employment and Partnership practice. His deep knowledge of data protection and privacy law will complement our existing GDPR expertise across the business and help expand our premier offering to clients. We look forward to working closely with him as Winckworth Sherwood’s Employment and Partnership team goes from strength to strength.”
Commenting on his appointment, Chris Garrett, said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Winckworth Sherwood’s Employment and Partnership practice, a firm known for the strength and quality of its client relationships. I’m eager to begin working with the team to advise those clients in need of Winckworth Sherwood’s expertise and contribute to the continued development of the Employment and Partnership practice’s diverse client base, as well as Winckworth Sherwood’s privacy and data protection offering across all practice areas.”
The Employment and Partnership practice at Winckworth Sherwood represents both employers and employees. Unique among City firms, it means the team understand the strategies and tactics commonly used by either side, and clients benefit from the breadth of experience developed advising a wide range of organisations across the UK.
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Winckworth Sherwood is a full-service law firm with a history stretching back to 1777 and offices in London, Oxford and Manchester. Last year, Winckworth acted on £1.5 billion worth of financial transactions and their specialist team helped 350 senior executives overcome a range of employment-related issues. www.wslaw.co.uk