Patrick Glencross is a Senior Associate in the Furley Page Employment team. He qualified as a solicitor in London and worked at leading firms in West Kent before joining Furley Page in 2022.
He supports clients across the full spectrum of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious.
He regularly advises employer clients on day-to-day HR matters, such as disciplinary and grievance cases, working time and minimum wage compliance, absence management, data protection issues, trade union recognition and industrial relations. He prepares employment contracts, handbook policies and consultancy agreements, and supports clients through redundancy procedures and reorganisation projects.
He supports employers in relation to business transfers and other corporate transactions, and has a particular expertise in all the technical and practical aspects of the TUPE Regulations.
He frequently conducts Employment Tribunal litigation including high-value and complex discrimination and whistleblowing cases, and also advises clients in relation to the enforcement of post-termination restrictive covenants and confidential information obligations.
He has a strong experience in supporting employer clients in the local government, higher education and charity sectors, in addition to acting for SMEs, financial services businesses and international companies.
Patrick also advises individual clients in employment law matters including settlement agreements, consultancy arrangements and Tribunal disputes.
He often has articles and commentary published on employment matters in HR publications and the national press, and has appeared on local television and radio to discuss topical employment issues. He has lectured for the CIPD and often presents at HR conferences and training events.
Patrick is recognised in the Legal 500 and Chambers UK directories, and a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.
Outside work, Patrick is a keen amateur musician and involved in a local orchestra, chamber choir and opera group close to his home in Tunbridge Wells.
- Employment Lawyers Association
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