Articles by

David Whincup

Following ten years at a Magic Circle firm, David has been Head of Squire Patton Boggs' London Employment practice since 1994. His expertise gained from twenty-five years as a specialist Employment Law practitioner covers a wide variety of employment-related issues, including in particular individual and team recruitment issues, policy and contract drafting, disciplinary and grievance procedures, individual and collective redundancies, the defence of employee discrimination and dismissal claims and other litigation, whistleblowing, employee health, data protection and matters surrounding confidentiality and intellectual property in the workplace. David’s clients span a wide range from senior individuals to household-name corporates, and across all sectors from aviation and distribution to insurance and sports. However, his particular expertise lies in advising clients in the financial services sector, including the Financial Services Authority, Investec Bank, National Australia Bank and LCH.Clearnet. David is responsible also for the firm’s relationships with a substantial number of smaller banks and financial services institutions, and regularly advises senior City figures on contract and termination issues.

Alcohol in the workplace: ‘I think you’ve had enough…’

From a glass of fizz at a leaving do to liquid lunches on Fridays, there are plenty...

Practical tips for settling injury to feelings claims in discrimination cases

The issue in August of the Government’s Response and Consultation on simplifying the tax treatment of termination...

Brexit: what next for employers?

So after all the shouting, the half-truths and the speculation, there it is, a vote to Leave. ...

Now you see me – using covert surveillance footage in disciplinary meetings

When can you use covert surveillance footage of your employees in a disciplinary context?  A relatively simple...

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