Home/ For You/ Employment Law/ Industry Recognition Industry Recognition Independent Legal Directories Nockolds Solicitors advises a wide range of clients, including start-up businesses and major plc’s, and frequently acts for high net-worth individuals in the financial sector. The team works closely with the firm’s corporate practice, handling the TUPE aspects of major sales and acquisitions, and also assists the property and litigation departments in shareholder and director disputes. Practice head Darren Hayward has notable expertise in acting for high net-worth individuals in contentious matters. Gary Smith handles all forms of employment litigation in the public and private sectors with a particular focus on discrimination claims. The Legal 500 (2017 Edition) Press Coverage Personnel Today (6th March 2017) - Revising a contract of employment: tips to avoid unfair dismissal Personnel Today (28th February 2017) - Public sector could lose talent thanks to new IR35 rules Share Radio (14th November 2016) - What are your rights at work? Personnel Today (8th August 2016) - Changes to IR35 disguised employment rules put HR in the firing line Business Matters (16th May 2016) - Litigation time bomb as new wave of start-ups overlook company policies HR Magazine (15th January 2016) - Bonus season: how to minimise disputes Personnel Today (6th October 2015) - Restrictive covenant review as the job market recovers HR Magazine (1st June 2015) - Getting Employment Status Right CNBC TV (19th December 2014) - Would you take your employer to court over a bad bonus? Personnel Today (14th November 2014) - Do employment tribunal fees lead to more contentious claims?