Phil Bramhall

Phil Bramhall
Phil BramhallManaging Director | Solicitor | phil@bramhalls.com
Phil Bramhall has been a solicitor since 1987 and has specialised in employment law, advising, training and representing employers in both the private and the public sectors. He is also an accredited workplace mediator and a registered agent with the RFU.

A Brief Overview

Phil was an in-house solicitor for over six years in two Local Education Authorities. Since then, Phil has been a partner with two commercial law firms, heading up teams of lawyers providing employment law support to; local, national and international companies, sports clubs, universities, colleges, local authorities and government departments.

Throughout his career, Phil has worked in partnership with his clients to provide solutions and strategies for improvement.

Phil’s work with the public sector has involved consideration of and advice on the implications of UK and European legislation, including the Human Rights Act and the Freedom of Information Act.

  • Over 30 Years Experience
  • Worked both in Public Sector and Private Sector Industries
  • Registered with the RFU
Phil generally acts as adviser to Human Resource departments within organisations and has supported and managed substantial HR projects including outsourcing, contract variations, redundancies, job evaluation schemes, mergers, acquisitions and closures, as well as day to day advice on Employment Law and HR strategies, Tribunal and High Court litigation. Where appropriate, Phil will work directly with the line managers to resolve individual issues or manage a particular project. He has also provided training for many years for the local CIPD members as well as for clients.
During Phil’s career, he has handled a significant number of Tribunal cases, including advocacy; equal pay, discrimination, redundancy, unfair dismissal, breach of contract, etc.
Phil has also handled cases in the EAT, Court of Appeal and House of Lords. Phil dealt with the equal pay case of Ratcliffe v North Yorkshire County Council up to the House of Lords, the Council’s involvement in the TUPE case of Milligan v Securicor Cleaning Limited and assisted with the TUPE case of Wilson v St Helens BC. He has also successfully resisted a £6.5million equal pay claim, avoided a misguided claim for union recognition and averted strike action on a number of occasions.
In his spare time, Phil is making efforts to learn French and drive a boat. He is also a keen supporter of Sale Sharks and the England rugby teams, as well as an infrequent and inadequate supporter (on and off the pitch) of his local Anselmians Rugby Club.

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