James Humphery

Senior Solicitor

Employment and Immigration

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Employers retain James for HR support in disciplinary, performance & sickness related issues and to be a confidential independent sounding board. He regularly advises on TUPE compliance and contractual matters including post-termination restrictions and confidentiality. James is also skilled at running cases in the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal. He has provided tailored advice on holiday pay to an employer with multiple working arrangements and to clients in the care sector on National Living Wage compliance and the SCCS.

For employees James provides practical guidance on all aspects of employment law. Where indicated he provides support and assistance in identifying and achieving realistic objectives particularly concerning redundancy, discrimination and unfair dismissal.

In his immigration practice James provides businesses with strategic and operational guidance concerning sponsorship licences and their renewal, tier 1 (investor), tier 2, right to work checks and general compliance with the Immigration Rules. For individuals he assists with the preparation of visa applications by spouses and unmarried partners under Appendix FM (both in and outside the UK), for general visits and other personal applications for both limited and indefinite leave to enter/remain. He advises on and runs immigration reviews & appeals and assists in applications for British citizenship including applications by citizens of EU countries.

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Areas of Expertise

Disciplinary and performance investigations
HR support
Unfair dismissal
TUPE and outsourcing
Employment Tribunals
Restrictive covenants
Sponsorship licences & business immigration
Tier 2 PBS
British citizenship

Areas of Expertise

Disciplinary and performance investigations
HR support
Unfair dismissal
TUPE and outsourcing
Employment Tribunals
Restrictive covenants
Sponsorship licences & business immigration
Tier 2 PBS
British citizenship

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