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SPOTLIGHT on ROY DABY, Partner at Giles Wilson

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Spotlight on Roy Daby, Partner and Head of Commercial & Employment at Giles Wilson

This week we profile Roy Daby focusing on his wide range of commercial work and his reputation for solution focused outcomes. In conversation with Roy reveals the breadth of advice and support he provides to his clients.

On Commercial Acquisitions: Roy is brought in early at the negotiation stage on a company purchase to ensure all aspects of TUPE (the transfer of employees), Goodwill (the value of reputation), Property (the place) and the Share Purchase Rights (Directors, Shareholders, voting rights etc) are all considered hand in hand. He works with agents, accountants, and his team at Giles Wilson throughout the transaction to ensure the best outcome for the client. Due Diligence at this stage is crucial and Roy is always on the end of the phone for his client at this time.

On Employment: Roy acts for Employee or Employers. An employee having been given notice and needing advice on a Settlement Agreement or feeling that it is untenable to keep going in their role – Roy will look objectively but passionately at your position to achieve the best personal outcome. An employer needing support on redundancy or dismissal process – it is always better to seek that advice early on to get it right, or where challenged by an employee.

Roy is unique! Roy began his career in the city before moving into early partnership where he has garnered a reputation for being a Fixer. He has been awarded National Lawyer of the Year award for his commercial work. His passion for law and determination to help a client when no-one else would led to him being named as a Personality in the Law Society Gazette when he represented a client unfairly held in police custody. More recently in his Aviation work, he successfully represented a group of airline cabin crew members and pilots in a group action claim against a leading airline.

Aviation, Sports, Employment, Commercial, Company; all of the above fit in Roy’s bag and supported by a fabulous team at Giles Wilson – Roy will find the solution.

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