HR & Employment Partner & Head of Health & Social Care, Royds Withy King LLP
James is an HR and employment law specialist with niche expertise in the health and social care sector. He advises clients on strategic decisions relating to recruitment, retention and reorganisation as well as complex employment law cases involving whistleblowing, discrimination, TUPE, and the employment aspects of business sales, acquisitions and mergers. He is a frequent commentator in the press with thought leading articles on the challenges that HR professionals are facing. He is a regular guest speaker at regional and national conferences and runs popular HR and employment law training and seminars. He is known for his pragmatic and straightforward approach together with a wider understanding of the business context, Clients refer to James as “calm and relaxed in his approach”, “with extensive knowledge” and “solution-focused”.