Samuel Phillips Law Firm has boosted its employment law department with the appointment of a solicitor with extensive experience of advocacy work, largely representing employers in employment tribunals.
James English, joins Samuel Phillips from EEF - The Manufacturers’ Organisation in Gateshead. He joined EEF in 2006 as its Senior Legal Advisor, representing the organisation’s members in employment tribunals. With EEF, he has worked with companies of every size, including multi-nationals.
Robert Gibson, managing partner at Samuel Phillips, commented: “James is a capable and experienced solicitor who is ideal to represent clients in tribunals, especially in the more complex or longer cases. His experience in advocacy and tribunals is of great benefit to our clients.”
James added: “Moving to Samuel Phillips Law Firm gives me the ideal opportunity to concentrate on employment law within a firm which has an excellent reputation.”
James qualified as a solicitor in 2003, attaining Solicitors’ Higher Rights of Audience accreditation in 2004.
James lives in Low Fell with his wife and daughter. Outside of work, he enjoys running. He has completed the Great North Run, and is currently training with the aim of participating in occasional 10k runs or half marathons in the coming year.
Samuel Phillips Law Firm is based in central Newcastle and offers a comprehensive range of legal services to business and private clients.