George is a Partner in the Employment Team in DLA Piper’s North West office with over 10 years’ experience of advising on employment law issues.

George advises national and international clients on all aspects of employment law including employee disputes, executive issues, international change projects, discrimination, industrial relations and group reorganisations.

George has represented a range of clients including financial institutions and leading international businesses in the employment tribunal, employment appeals tribunal and county court. George's significant litigation experience ranges from routine dismissal and deduction claims to complex discrimination, whistleblowing and breach of contract litigation as well as high profile group actions in relation to holiday pay and trade union laws.

George has advised extensively on national and global change programmes, including complex legal, practical and ER considerations on proposed redundancies and changes to employee terms (including pension changes) and other policy and employee compliance projects. George has also been involved in advising on strike injunctions and industrial action.

George has specific expertise in conducting employee investigations into whistleblowing, discrimination, harassment and equal pay allegations. He also has particular experience in in the Financial Services sector, advising clients on European and UK financial regulations including Capital Rights Directives and the Senior Manager Certification Regime.

George has also advised extensively on data issues in the employment context including in respect of GDPR, data breaches and subject access requests. He also has specific expertise advising publicly funded organisations and the specific employment issues for such bodies. .

George regularly provides training to clients and presents at employment law seminars.