Blair Adams#28

Blair Adams

Blair is a Partner in the Winkworth Sherwood employment team who advises businesses and senior executives on all aspects of employment and partnership law. He is a highly pragmatic lawyer who focuses on getting the best outcomes for clients in all situations and on providing excellent value. He is described by clients in the Legal 500 2019 as 'calm, professional and unbelievably intelligent'. Blair acts for numerous corporate clients, from multinational companies to owner-managed businesses. He advises them on restructuring and redundancy exercises, performance and conduct issues, discrimination, internal investigations, international secondments, senior level recruitment and terminations, restrictive covenant enforcement and litigation in the Employment Tribunal and the High Court. He has worked with many private equity and venture capital investors to advise them on employment and shareholder issues within portfolio companies. He has considerable experience of working internationally, project-managing large-scale restructuring exercises across Europe and Asia, working closely with trusted advisers outside the UK.
Contributed to

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Outsourcing agreement—long form employment (TUPE) provisions
Outsourcing agreement—long form employment (TUPE) provisions
Precedents

This Precedent contains employment provisions to be inserted into a precedent long form outsourcing agreement, under which the customer appoints a supplier as an outsourced services provider of a particular business function of the customer, change of service provider. It is in schedule form, drafted in favour of the customer. It contains specific provisions covering TUPE on entry into the deal and on exit together with reporting and related obligations to ensure smooth TUPE transitions if a termination or transfer of service occurs during the term.

Outsourcing agreement—short form employment (TUPE) provisions
Outsourcing agreement—short form employment (TUPE) provisions
Precedents

This Precedent contains employment provisions to be inserted in a precedent short form outsourcing agreement, under which the customer appoints a supplier as an outsourced services provider of a particular business function of the customer. It is drafted on a balanced basis. It contains specific provisions covering TUPE on entry into the deal and on exit together with reporting and related obligations to ensure smooth TUPE transitions if a termination or transfer of service occurred during the term.

Practice Area

Panel

  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 1997

Membership

  • Employment Lawyers Association

Qualification

  • B.A. (Hons)

Education

  • University of Oxford

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