Matthew Lewis is the head of our employment practice based in our Leeds office.
Matthew trained and qualified as a trade union lawyer and has the unusual experience of both claimant and respondent work.
Matthew is experienced in all areas of employment law and regularly advises named clients. His work includes complex claims and grievances, collective consultation (TUPE and redundancies) and union issues (including pay negotiations and strike action). Matthew has a real depth of experience and appreciates the commercial reality in which businesses operate.
Matthew regularly advises at the highest level, dealing with senior hires and departures and structural workplace changes.
He works across a range of sectors, including life sciences, professional services, technology and financial services.
Matthew was one of the founding directors of the retail-focused credit union, RetailCURe, which was supported by the Retail Trust and major retailers.