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Employment Law for Directors and Senior Executives

When it comes to senior executives and company directors, specialist knowledge of the intricacies of company and employment law are needed – and here at Wards Solicitors we have all the expertise needed to advise you.

Being an employee at executive or director level, for example, often brings a range of benefits -including bonus schemes and share options – which require both company and employment law advice. We are also well positioned to help on aspects of corporate governance and statutory obligations under the Companies Acts.

As well as advising you if you are considering leaving a business – including concerns relating to employment, directorship and shareholding issues, our experience encompasses:

  • Reviewing employment contracts and looking at terms and conditions;
  • Understanding the statutory obligations when the company involved is a PLC or AIM company;
  • Reviewing and negotiating shareholder and investment agreements;
  • Advising on the application and enforceability of post-termination restrictive covenants;
  • Advising directors and non-exec directors on obligations binding at board level;
  • Advising on corporate governance issues;
  • Assisting business owners to go their separate ways using mediation or negotiation to agree the future of the business ownership or management;
  • Advising partners on dissolution, transfer or retirement from the partnership.

For more help and advice, please contact our specialist Employment Solicitor, Laura Ramos on 0117 929 2811 or email laura.ramos@wards.uk.com

Or you can contact our Disputes Partner James Taylor on 01454 204880, email james.taylor@wards.uk.com.

"Its been refreshing to deal with somebody as professional and efficient as yourself, especially your prompt communication throughout. These seem to be rare attributes these days."

"James dealt with matters very efficiently and empathetically and always answered telephone calls and queries the same day - excellent communication from him."