Employment Law Specialists

We are a top ranked specialist employment law firm based in the City of London led by recognised leaders in our field.
Senior ExecutivesBusinesses

Employment Law Specialists

We are a top ranked specialist employment law firm based in the City of London led by recognised leaders in our field.
Senior ExecutivesBusinesses

Who are we?

Collectively, our lawyers possess decades of real-world experience of helping employers, LLPs, senior employees, and partners resolve their toughest work challenges at the highest levels.

 

Welcome to BDBF LLP

Our expertise affords us the confidence to make important judgment calls at the right time, that can transform a difficult legal situation into a success.

Adding to the equation our considerable experience in litigation and advisory work means we can deliver complete practical commercial solutions to our clients.

From a legal standpoint, every industry is different.  Our insight gained through experience allows us to add value in the markets our clients operate; highlighting the industry-specific risks and helping clients identify their goals in context. We help our clients achieve not only a good result, but also the best possible result for them.

 

 

 

Due to our reputation for success, we are regularly asked to act against large employers, including the NHS, and banks such as Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Standard Chartered and Credit Suisse.

Not only are we renowned for our work in the financial and professional services sector, but we also have extensive experience in other fields such as technology and healthcare.

Our offices are ideally located in the City of London and Canary Wharf. Providing a user-friendly and flexible service is core to our ethos, and our lawyers will be happy to meet in the most convenient office for you.

At every step of the way, your knowledge and application of employment law, strategy and tactics unsettled, outsmarted and attacked the counsel representing the bank.

MD, Investment Bank

BDBF provide prompt, clear advice and have provided our business with extremely helpful guidance in steering through complex scenarios with sensitivity and commercial awareness.

In-house Counsel

Our latest publications & articles

Sir Martin Sorrell: Ramifications of a Breach of his Restrictive Covenants

In April 2018, Sir Martin Sorrell resigned as Chief Executive Officer of WPP Group. This followed more than three decades spent at the helm of the multinational advertising and PR company. It came after WPP’s board commissioned an inquiry into a whistleblower’s...

Extension of the SMCR: What it means for firms and individuals

The Senior Managers & Certification Regime (the SMCR) is being extended across the financial services and insurance sectors. Nick Wilcox, a Partner of BDBF explores what the SMCR will mean for firms and individuals.

Tom McLaughlin features in Ignites Europe – questions on salary history may become a thing of the past

Questions about prospective employees' previous salary are common during financial services firms recruitment processes, but they could be on their way out. Siobhan Riding of Ignites Europe writes that State Street Global Advisors and MFS...