Andrew Stones is a partner in our Labour & Employment team based in our London and Leeds offices. He is the relationship partner for many of the firm’s major clients and is trusted at board level to advise on all people-related matters, with a particular focus on executive compensation and benefits (both in relation to appointment and severance), strategic people-related projects, litigation and international project management.
Andrew spent two years in-house with one of the world’s largest global retail companies and has real insight in terms of what is and is not appreciated when advising a business. He is often instructed to deal with the most significant of issues, be it C-Suite compensation and benefits, high-profile litigation, or major change projects (including on a multijurisdictional basis). Andrew was the lead partner on the groundbreaking holiday pay case, “Bear Scotland”, dealing with overtime in holiday pay, the outcome of which prevented a multibillion-pound liability for the UK economy.