Winckworth Sherwood has appointed Blair Adams as a Partner to its growing employment team. Blair has more than 20 years’ experience advising businesses and senior executives on all aspects of employment and partnership law.
Jo Keddie, Partner and Head of Employment at Winckworth Sherwood, said: “We are delighted to welcome Blair as a new partner to our established team. Blair’s skills and immense experience further enhances our services to our employer client base. Blair has a proven track record on getting the best outcomes for clients and will be a key player in our continued growth.”
Blair is described by clients in the Legal 500 2019 as “calm, professional and unbelievably intelligent”.
On joining Winckworth Sherwood, Blair said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Jo and the Winckworth Sherwood team, they have a sterling reputation in employment law and I look forward to being a part of that.”
Some of Blair’s recent experience includes:
- Advising a multinational company on the settlement of claims of sex discrimination and unfair dismissal
- Advising a private-equity backed restaurant chain on litigation strategy in relation to Employment Tribunal and High Court proceedings
- Advising a global professional services firm on a dispute with a senior employee
Blair acts for numerous corporate clients, from multinational companies to owner-managed businesses, advising them on restructuring and redundancy exercises, performance and conduct issues, discrimination, internal investigations, international secondments, senior level recruitment and terminations, restrictive covenant enforcement and litigation in the Employment Tribunal and the High Court.