Richard Freedman


Richard is a partner in our employment team who has acted for clients on a wide range of issues. In particular he has experience in advising employers in the Employment Tribunal in claims for; unfair dismissal, discrimination, harassment, victimisation, whistleblowing and breach of contract.

Richard’s litigious experience includes complex TUPE related disputes including acting on a high value multiple claim tri-party matter. In addition to his contentious work he also advises employers and senior employees on service agreements, employment contracts, staff policies and procedures and consultancy agreements. He also regularly drafts, negotiates and advises on settlement (compromise) agreements.

Richard has worked with clients in a variety of sectors to provide ‘day-to-day’ employment related advice on a number of issues arising in the course of the employment relationship. This has included disciplinary and grievance procedures and disputes in relation to the recent legal changes on holiday pay.

He also has a range of experience in advising and providing support on the employment aspects of corporate transactions including private acquisitions (both share sales/purchases and business asset transfers), management buy outs and IPOs.

Richard Freedman is excellent - capable, rigorous, technically excellent.

The Legal 500 UK 2022