Employment Law Specialists

How we help

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

Basing an ill health early retirement pension on part-time salary was not disability discrimination

Basing an ill health early retirement pension on part-time salary was not disability discriminationThe Claimant, Mr Williams, who worked at Swansea University for 13 years, took ill health retirement at age 38 due to disability and became entitled to his accrued...

Employee could not be released from a non-compete clause in shareholders agreement by settlement agreement on termination of employment

Employee could not be released from a non-compete clause in shareholders' agreement by settlement agreement on termination of employmentThe Commercial Court held that a settlement agreement between an employer and employee had not discharged the employee from a...

Court of appeal holds that Uber drivers have worker status

Court of appeal holds that Uber drivers have worker statusThe Court of Appeal upheld previous decisions confirming that Uber drivers are workers entitled to the national minimum wage and paid holiday.Despite written documentation to the contrary, the Court of Appeal...