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

How can an employer give an opinionated reference?

The High Court has clarified the scope of an employer’s duty when giving a reference in respect of a former employee.

Why context matters in harassment claims

The EAT has made clear that context is key to the determination of whether conduct amounts to harassment.

Disability discrimination and employers’ knowledge

The Court of Appeal has set out what an employer does and does not need to know in order to be found to have discriminated against a disabled employee.