Employment Law Specialists

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Welcome to BDBF LLP

We are a top ranked specialist employment law firm based in the City of London, Canary Wharf and Mayfair led by recognised leaders in our field.

Between us we have decades of practical experience of helping employers, LLPs, senior employees and partners resolve their toughest work challenges at the highest levels.

This gives us the ability to make the judgment calls that turn a bad deal into a good one, or are the difference between winning and losing.

We are experienced in litigation and advisory work and understand how to deliver practical commercial solutions to our clients.

We are particularly renowned for our work in the financial and professional services sector but also have extensive experience in other fields such as media and healthcare. Our industry insight and our bespoke approach helps our clients obtain the best results.

We regularly act against the largest banks, such as Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Nomura and Credit Suisse, amongst others.

Our latest publications & articles

Racial stereotypes were discriminatory and justified dismissal without notice

In Lamonby v Solent University the Employment Tribunal had to consider whether it was fair to dismiss an employee who had made remarks which betrayed a tendency to stereotype according to race, even where such stereotypes were sometimes positive.

Employer discriminated against depressed employee by failing to guarantee that she would not have to work with alleged harassers again

Employer discriminated against depressed employee by failing to guarantee that she would not have to work with alleged harassers again. In this case, the EAT considered whether it would be a reasonable adjustment for an employer to provide an undertaking to a disabled employee guaranteeing a severance package in the event that it could not maintain certain working arrangements. 

Revised COVID-19 health and safety guidelines for offices and contact centres published

Back in May 2020 the Government published COVID-19 secure guidelines setting out the health and safety measures to be adopted in different types of workplaces. In this briefing, we highlight the latest core objectives for office-based employers contained in the updated Guidelines published on 23 July 2020.

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