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International & Cross-Border Employment Law & Partnership Law Advice

We are known for our in-depth understanding and experience of international and cross-border employment and partnership issues.  Over 80% of our recent employer matters have a cross-border or international element.

We represent many multinational businesses with UK operations, particularly US and German businesses. We advise senior executives, expatriates and founders with cross-border issues and disputes. We also act for US and other international law firms (and their partners) on cross-border partnership and employment law issues.

We are a founding member of international employment law alliance, Innangard.

Relevant languages spoken within our lawyer team include French, Italian and Spanish.


Employment Law:

  • We provide UK employment law advice to, and co-ordinate legal advice across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa for a global outsourcing HR and benefits provider.
  • We advised a global luxury brand on setting up operations in the UK and provide day-to-day HR and employment law assistance to the client.
  • David Fisher assisted a US law firm whose US based client was considering the purchase in a pre-pack arrangement of a business in the UK which was in administration involving complex TUPE issues.
  • We advised a financial services client headquartered in Germany in relation to a complex whistleblowing claim, which included an application for interim relief by a German employee based between the UK and Germany.

Partnership Law:

  • Clare Murray advised a US law firm on the performance management of a group of UK partners, with a view to minimising potential claims.
  • Clare Murray advised a US law firm on the investigation and resolution of sex discrimination allegations against certain key UK partners.
  • We Advised a partner in the Paris office of a global firm (with an English law LLP Agreement) on his proposed expulsion from the firm.
  • Clare Murray advised a US attorney partner working in London for a leading US law firm, who was being threatened with expulsion for behavioural and performance reasons.