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New Employment Partner at Ward Hadaway

AN EXPERIENCED Employment lawyer with specialist expertise in the transport and healthcare sectors has joined law firm Ward Hadaway.

Edward_NuttmanEdward Nuttman (pictured) joins the Leeds office of Ward Hadaway as a Partner after more than 12 years specialising in advising on a wide range of Employment issues.

He has extensive knowledge of the transport industry, having advised household name bus, coach and haulage companies throughout the country, whilst in the healthcare sector he has advised several NHS Foundation Trusts, a Primary Care Trust, an Ambulance Trust and a domiciliary care services provider.

As well as providing legal advice to clients, Edward has also prepared and delivered award-winning bespoke employment law training nationally.

He regularly advises on all aspects of employment and industrial relations work, as well as high value breach of contract and restrictive covenant claims.

Edward’s experience includes preventing several calls for industrial action by Trade Unions, advising a multi-channel retailer on a national restructure affecting five sites, and successfully defending an Employment Tribunal discrimination claim valued at over £2 million.

Speaking about his appointment at Ward Hadaway, Edward said: “I am delighted to be joining the Employment team at Ward Hadaway.

“The firm’s combination of innovation and Partner-led expert advice fits in really well with the way in which I work with clients.

“I’m looking forward to working with my new colleagues at the firm and to helping to further grow the Employment practice.”

Harmajinder Hayre, Executive Partner at the Leeds office of Ward Hadaway and a Partner in the Employment team, said: “Edward is a great addition to the Employment team – his experience and expertise will be of great benefit to our clients and his approach to providing legal solutions fits in really well with the way in which we operate.

“The fact that we have attracted someone with his reputation and standing speaks volumes for Ward Hadaway.”