Ian Deakin works as a partner in our Manchester office, specialising in employment Law. Clients welcome Ian’s direct and down to earth approach to providing employment law advice, focusing on pragmatic commercial guidance that focuses as much on what the client can do as what they can’t. Ian joined Browne Jacobson in April 2017 and has a broad practice and advises on the full spectrum of employment law issues.
Ian works primarily across our corporates and education sectors and has a particular expertise in employment status, TUPE transfers and Employment Tribunal litigation. An accomplished public speaker, Ian also regularly delivers training via in person sessions and webinars as well as conducting his own advocacy in the Employment Tribunal.
On 20 July 2022, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited judgment in the case of Harpur Trust v Brazel, upholding the decision of the Court of Appeal. For those of you familiar with this case, you will know that it concerns the statutory leave requirements for part-time and part-year workers. For schools and academies whose workforce consists of a variety of types of part-time and part-year workers, this case is one that must be understood before any changes are applied. Come and join Emma Hughes, Head of HR Services as she puts questions to Ian Deakin, Employment Partner, and Sarah Linden, Senior Associate.
Browne Jacobson’s private equity (PE) dealmakers have advised Palatine Private Equity backed CTS Group (Construction Testing Solutions Limited) on its acquisition of In Situ Site Investigation, a market leader in Cone Penetration Testing and Pressuremeter techniques and ground investigation services.
The Supreme Court has now issued its long-awaited judgment in the case of Harpur Trust v Brazel, upholding the decision of the Court of Appeal.
Browne Jacobson’s Manchester based corporate lawyers have advised tech enabled shipping and logistics service provider, World Options on its majority buyout by Italian headquartered MBE Worldwide (“MBE”) for an undisclosed sum.
Be empowered to take a realistic approach to risk by understanding the likely outcomes of a dismissal. And, learn how timely, strategic decision-making can limit costs associated with removing unsuitable employees.
Browne Jacobson has advised on today’s (16 February 2022 - 8.00am) admission of the entire issued ordinary share capital of green hydrogen technology and manufacturing group, Clean Power Hydrogen to trade on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange plc.
Browne Jacobson’s Manchester corporate team have advised the shareholders and management team on YFM Equity Partners’ (YFM) investment in Cooper Software.
Browne Jacobson advise management team on acquisition of Edit by The Salocin Group and NVM Private Equity.
Please join us for our webinar on Tuesday 09 November 2021 from 14:00 - 16:00 where we will be hosting an In-House Lawyers and CEOs Skills Development Workshop and Networking webinar.
19 July 2021 marks the lifting of many restrictions within England including the cessation of the need for social distancing, the removal of the legal requirement for face masks, and the end of required homeworking.
With conversations continuing and advice plentiful on how you can best protect your pupils and staff, our team of HR and legal specialists are on hand to help you stay informed.
Schools in England were closed other than to the children of key workers and children who are classified as vulnerable from 20th March as part of the management of the coronavirus pandemic. As part of the relaxation of lockdown measures many primary schools in England began a phased reopening for pupils from 15th June.
This webinar looked at the implications of phased reopening of primary schools and explore some of the immediate issues’ schools are likely to experience.
In our Covid-19 webinar, a number of key members of our team provide an analysis of current issues arising in relation to the pandemic and its effect on business.
With IR35 changes moving ever closer, this webinar will take you through the changes and give you clear advice on how to get ready.
In the UK, a great number of organisations engage self-employed IR35 contractors to complete work on their behalf