Going from Strength to Strength; EMPLOYMENT
Eversheds has a "commercial approach to employment advice that is laced with practical thinking".
Led by the well-respected Peter Norbury, the practice continued to go from strength to strength in 2006, winning new clients such as Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare.
The firm also successfully represented Virgin Trains on a high-profile religious discrimination case as well as acting for long-held clients McDonald's and Severn Trent.
Martin Hopkins remains focused on the US side of the business.
In 2006 Wragge & Co's employment group won a host of new clients including retail giant Monsoon, Lotus Cars and Interserve FM.
The practice also added further credence to its strong reputation in the public sector, receiving new instructions from various local government bodies, attracted by the technical ability of former local council leader Mark Greenburgh.
Led by the experienced Martin Chit-ty, the team is applauded for its "good attitude and hunger for City work".
DLA Piper UK's outstanding national employment practice is represented in Birmingham by a "responsive and knowledgeable" five-partner team. In 2006 Karen Macpherson advised easyJet on the setting up of its Madrid operations, while recommended group head Nick Jew advised on two major outsourcing contracts and comes highly recommended. …
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Publication information: Article title: Going from Strength to Strength; EMPLOYMENT. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: September 14, 2007. Page number: 9. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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