Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: Preparing Employers For Brexit
Despite continued uncertainty, the potential post-Brexit landscape has begun to take shape regarding its impact on the movement of employees throughout the UK and EU and the potential wider employment law implications for companies with current or planned European operations.
In this webinar, Globalization Partners’ Nicole Forbes, Deputy General Counsel, and pre-eminent employment counsel from Littler’s UK and Germany offices, Richard Harvey, Paul Quain, Meghan Vozila and Christoph Crisolli review and discuss the impact Brexit is having on US companies expanding into Europe, the potential impact of a deal or no deal Brexit on your European workforce, and what employers can do to prepare.
Highlights of the discussion include:
- How did the UK get to this point in the Brexit process;
- Steps your business can take to manage impeding immigration and employment law issues
- Possible solutions for companies needing to relocate employees as a result of Brexit.
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Nicole Forbes is is an expert in international employment law and legal compliance issues for Globalization Partners’ international entities. Nicole focuses on finding compliant solutions to complex international employment law issues including terminations, contract development and review, and legal assessments of business transfers.
Meghan Vozila is a leading practitioner in UK in-bound immigration, nationality law, and European free movement. She’s been recognized in Who’s Who Legal as an expert in UK corporate immigration and as a Brexit Thought Leader in 2017 and 2018. Meghan advises on all aspects of immigration including corporate and private client and provides in-depth advice to a broad range of clients.
Paul Quain is one of London’s best-known employment lawyers and recommended as a leading practitioner by Chambers & Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal, commended for his tactical approach in litigation. He’s an expert in complex, high value employment disputes and regularly advises on team moves and theft of confidential information matters which require High Court injunctions (often with a global, multi-jurisdictional element), bonus disputes, discrimination cases, and TUPE.
Jan-Ove Becker, a Partner in Frankfurt/Germany, advises companies on national and international employment and labor law concentrating on corporate reorganization, restructuring and corporate transactions. He also advises on labor relations matters and conducts labor negotiations. Jan has an industry focus on technology, media and entertainment and is a member of Littler’s practice groups focusing on newly emerging legal fields including robotics, AI and automation. Jan also litigates high-profile cases.
Richard Harvey is a Partner in Littler’s London/UK. Richard is described in Legal 500 as a “great strategist”, was rated a leading individual in Chambers & Partners and is included in Who’s Who Legal. Richard advises a clients across a wide variety of sectors on the full range of their employment law requirements, including employee relations matters, terminations, HR strategies, and employment law implications arising from organizational change and development.