Specialist William Addis joins Brachers
William Addis, formerly head of the employment team at Clarkson
Wright and Jakes, has joined the Employment and HR team at
His arrival brings the number of employment law specialists to
10, the largest team rated by either the Legal 500 or Chambers
guide to the Legal Profession in Kent.
With more than 11 years' post-qualification experience in
employment law, Mr Addis is regarded as a leader in his field.
His role involves advising HR managers, defending tribunal
claims, negotiating exit strategies, advising on the employment law
implications of business sales and purchases, mergers, tendering
and TUPE, and drafting employment contracts and service
He said: "I am delighted to join Brachers and eager to apply my
expertise and experience to the new challenges the role will
The firm has also been joined by three newcomers: Colin Smith
(associate in the employment and HR team), Kuldip Matharoo and
Clare Pullinger (both solicitors in Brachers' expanding commercial
Managing partner John Sheath welcomed the newcomers, saying
their outstanding talent, knowledge and skills would "reinforce and
enhance our existing resources".
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