Andrew Peters

Andrew M. Peters

Senior Associate

Andrew Peters is an associate specialising in employment law. He advises a wide range of clients across a variety of sectors including media and advertising, finance, sport and hospitality and leisure.

Andrew provides advice in relation to a broad range of day to day employment law queries including employment status, sickness absence, grievances, disciplinaries and dismissals, data protection, business transfers and family rights. He also advises in relation to employment liabilities in the context of corporate transactions.

Andrew is a keen litigator and regularly acts for employers in Tribunal cases including successfully defending unfair dismissal and complex discrimination, TUPE and whistleblowing claims.

Andrew also enjoys developing and presenting bespoke client training sessions and is a regular speaker in the Squire Patton Boggs seminar and workshop programme. Andrew frequently contributes to our Employment Law Worldview blog and the Law in Sport website.

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  • Acting for a pharmaceutical company in relation to two complex unfair dismissal/sex discrimination claims.
  • Acting for an advertising agency in relation to a complex unfair dismissal and age discrimination claim arising out of a TUPE 2006 transfer.
  • Acting for a media agency in relation to a maternity discrimination and unfair dismissal claim.
  • Speaking at client seminars on managing performance, bullying and harassment, Without Prejudice conversations, responding to grievances and managing diffficult exits.
  • Advising on the sale and acquisition of Premier League and Championship football clubs.
  • Advising a number of NHS trusts in relation to the arrangements for implementation of Independent Sector Treatment Centre projects.
  • Advising the Chief Executive of a London Borough Council on a race discrimination claim.

Education

  • College of Law, L.P.C., 2005
  • BPP Law School, Postgraduate Diploma, Law, 2004
  • University of Leeds, B.A., 2002

Admissions

  • England and Wales, 2008
  • Contributor to the Squire Patton Boggs Employment Law Worldview blog, which aims to interest and educate, stimulate discussion, provoke and sometimes just to amuse with global insight into practical and legal HR issues relevant to employers everywhere.

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