ABOUT BDBF – Delivering Results
We are employment law specialists, which gives us a detailed knowledge and understanding of the legal principles affecting your case.
Our experience, knowledge and industry insight means we will make the right judgment calls when we need to. Ultimately this gives you an edge over the other party.
This winning instinct is often the key factor in acheving the best possible outcome for our clients and why our clients recommend us to their friends and colleagues.
In our work, we are regularly faced with with magic circle law firms who are working on behalf of the world’s biggest institutions. With such well-resourced opponents, you need credible lawyers from a well recognised firm who understand your business. BDBF have achieved this reputation, both collectively and individually, because we have a track record of taking on (and winning against) the largest global businesses; as a result, our sound legal judgment is highly respected.
Our team is made up of several top employment lawyers and is ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners. Legal 500 described Gareth Brahams as an “unrelenting opponent” and “ingenious lawyer”, Arpita Dutt as the “standout rising star” and an “excellent negotiator”. Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners described Ruth Gamble (nee Badrick) as “very bright” and “knowledgeable and great at holding a client’s hand” Chambers and Partners said that Alistair French “gives thorough but pragmatic advice”. The legal directories describe Cerys Williams as “very strategic in her thinking” and state that she “impresses sources with her astute handling of difficult or complex situations”.
See our profiles on Legal 500 here and Chambers and Partners here.
With us on your side, your opponent will take your case seriously.
They send a chill down opponents’ spines because they know their stuff – and opponents know they will get a tough fight.
You have been a pleasure to deal with and have given good, straightforward and effective advice. You have been practical and sensitive, all delivered with a sprinkling sense of humour.
Nobody knows the details of your case better than you do – especially when it comes to understanding the personalities of those involved. Our lawyers highly value all the information our clients provide and will put that knowledge to the best use; often even the smallest piece of insight can make the biggest difference. We value and nurture a strong partnership with our clients as this is crucial to getting the best results. As such we take the time to get to know you and the details of your case. Each member of our team is straightforward, down-to-earth and approachable, and our advice is jargon-free and empathetic.
We chose to be employment lawyers because we want to help people and businesses in difficult situations. Our job is not simply about knowing the law – it is also about using our experience to support you through trying times. Our clients think of us as an emergency service, because they know they can trust us to take the weight off their shoulders and make a stressful situation easier to handle.
Take a look at our Clients Stories & Testimonials for recent feedback and cases taken directly from our clients.
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If you need employment law advice and wish to speak to one of our specialist employment lawyers: