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Alan Chalmers


Alan Chalmers has over 25 years' experience advising on all aspects of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious.

He advises both public and private sector clients including major PLC’s across many sectors including manufacturing, retail, media sports and entertainment, construction, transportation and consumer products.

Alan’s practice includes advising on a wide range of employee relations issues in respect of resolving employment disputes (including litigation, industrial relations disputes and strike action), regulatory compliance, boardroom disputes and senior executive severances. Alan has substantial experience of providing strategic advice on large scale reorganisations including redundancy and TUPE and other outsourcing exercises and advising on compliance with collective consultation obligations with employee representatives and negotiating with trade unions.

He has defended numerous cases of race, age, sex and disability discrimination as well as harassment and whistleblowing claims and has advised on landmark Court of Appeal cases as well as cases of significant value in each of these areas. He regularly provides in-house training and presentations to clients on various aspects of employment law including dealing with disciplinary issues, regulatory compliance, Equality Diversity and Inclusion, and avoiding discrimination claims.

Areas of FocusIndustrialsEmployment
Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • Law Society Finals (First Class Honours), 1991
  • Sheffield University, Law LLB (Hons), 1988



+44 (0)161 235 4314
(Work, Manchester)