Employment Law Specialists

We are a top ranked specialist employment law firm based in the City of London

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Welcome to BDBF

We are an independent firm of specialist employment lawyers. Collectively, we possess decades of real-world experience in resolving the toughest workplace disputes at the most senior level. We represent:

• Senior executive employees
• Partners
• Small business owners
• Limited liability partnerships

How we can help you

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.

  BDBF has a high success rate in litigation. As a result, clients regularly ask us to act against large employers, including the NHS, and banks such as Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Standard Chartered and Credit Suisse.

Our employment lawyers’ work in the financial and professional service sectors underpins our reputation. We also have extensive experience in representing clients in 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.

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