Eric is Of Counsel in the Employment Team and has specialised in both contentious and non-contentious employment law for 20 years. He has acted for a range of employer clients across many sectors including energy, marine, financial services, higher and further education and the Third Sector. He has conducted advocacy in Employment Tribunals throughout the UK and appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal in both England and Scotland.
He deals with complex and high value discrimination and whistle-blowing claims and advises on HR reorganisations, as well as employee relations issues and has acted for employers in connection with a number of industrial action matters. He also advises in connection with the enforcement of restrictive covenants.
He has been accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law since 2010. He is a member of the Employment Law Group and the Employment Lawyers Association. He has for many years been a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 Directory which described him as “one of the most knowledgeable employment lawyers in Scotland” and a ranked lawyer in the Chambers Directory which said of him “Client’s state “he’s very responsive, analytically very strong and understands things very clearly from a business perspective as well.