Brian is originally from Leeds and remains based in West Yorkshire. He joined Denison Till in 1999 becoming a Partner in 2002 and is now a Partner in Lupton Fawcett's Employment Law Department, heading up the York Team.
Brian has 20 years experience and a national client base, advising companies and senior employees on all areas of employment law, providing a pro-active approach to avoid tribunal litigation.
Brian is a regular speaker at employment law seminars, which are widely attended by businesses and professional firms from across the Yorkshire region. He lectures at full day employment training programmes and provides CPD accredited seminars on a wide range of subjects both in house and externally.
- Employment Law
- Unfair dismissal
- Employment rights on business transfers (TUPE)
- Employee misconduct and performance issues
- Redundancy and business restructuring
- Employment contracts, policies and procedures
- Boardroom disputes and senior executive dismissals
- Employment aspects of corporate transactions
- Employment law issues in China
- Employment aspects of Ecclesiastical law
What Others Say
Always pragmatic and provides clearly thought through advice. - Client - Managing Director
Brian and his team are proactive and commercial and offer a good balance of practical advice and technical knowledge. - Client - Business Owner
Brian's advice has always been first rate; comprehensive and thoroughly professional. - Client - HR Director
Brian and his team are always available to provide speedy, practical, hands on advice to the in-house lawyer. In that sense they can easily be the extension of an in-house team's resources. In-house Lawyer
- Employment Law Association
When not at work
Married with four children (all boys) when not enjoying a hectic home life Brian's interests are mountaineering, rock climbing and swimming as well as acting on an ad-hoc basis as a coaching assistant at the Cleckheaton Police Academy boxing club.
Brian is a Trustee of, and helps run, a charity called The Outlook Trust for the Visually Impaired which provides outdoor activities for visually impaired children and young people. He is also a Trustee of Aspire-i (a Bradford based careers service), a Committee Member and ski buddy with the Metropolitan Police disabled ski club (the Peel Ski Club), and a Governor of New College Worcester school for the blind.