Outsourcing, Mergers & Takeovers TUPE

TUPE is designed to protect you when the business in which you work for is sold or merged or your work is outsourced, passed from one contractor to another or taken back in-house. Key features for individuals are:

  • Your employment will transfer automatically (unless you object to being transferred).
  • The employer must give certain information to employee representatives which should be passed on to you (except in the case of micro employers).
  • An employer’s breach of process can lead to a penalty award of up to 90 days pay for every employee affected by the breach.
  • Transfer related dismissals are automatically unfair (subject to a statutory defence).
  • Employers receiving transferred employees have limited scope to vary terms of employment.

Employers sometimes overlook their obligations to inform and consult or leave it too late. You have a powerful remedy.


Meet the team

Excellent, very solution-focused and prepared to identify risks associated with each topic prior to advising upon the next course of action.

The employment team in Chambers (2016)


Legal 500 (2015) describes Simon Rhodes

…first class, and in my opinion, superior to many larger firms I have previously used. Their response to issues was always prompt and pragmatic…

A Managing Director (Individual client) re: James Humphery

Bloody hell he's good. I know all the lawyers in the [named team] really well and they are not a patch on James.

Individual client re: James Humphery

High in professionalism and genuinely a helpful lovely person

Individual client re: Kathryn Casey-Evans

I work in the professional services sector and I have to say that Kathryn is one of the best advisors that I've come across in any capacity. Great service, great advice, great result - Thank-you Kathryn

Individual Client: re: Kathryn Casey-Evans

Many thanks for all your help. Could not have done it without you.

Individual client re: Kathryn Casey-Evans

Thanks again… I would not be in this happy position without all your help

Individual client re: James Humphery

I have been extremely worried about my residency since the 'hiccup' during my last entry to U.K. I cannot reiterate my sense of relief after leaving your firm. Thank you.

Individual client re: James Humphery

We appreciate all you have done and would not hesitate to recommend you to others who have a need.

Individual client re: James Humphery


Kathryn Casey-Evans
023 8082 0468
07881 343956
Simon Rhodes
Senior Partner & Head of Employment
023 8082 0547
07884 184 613


James Humphery
Senior Solicitor
01722 426915

Legal Assistants

Phoebe Geal
Legal Assistant
023 8082 0504

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