Steven Eckett is an employment law specialist at Gardner Leader solicitors with more than 20 years’ experience, acting for a range of employers and employees. That experience has been gained both in commerce and industry as well as in private practice which allows him to provide the most practical and commercial solution where possible. Steven has worked in various sectors including oil and gas and engineering (Halliburton Group), environment (Suez Group), publishing and media (Highbury House Communications PLC) and International risk management (Global Strategies Group). He also enjoyed working on employment law issues that have an international dimension, enabling him to understand the issues affecting businesses combined with a good sense of commercial pragmatism as well as project work involving TUPE, collective redundancies and the employment aspects of commercial transactions.
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