Jason Butwick

Profession

Solicitor, Partner

Biography

Jason Butwick practises in all aspects of employment and partnership law. His practice ranges from the management of collective consultation obligations in the context of structural reorganisations to the handling of highly sensitive unlawful discrimination allegations against specific members of an LLP. He regularly advises on restraint of trade issues, including applying for or objecting to interim injunctions
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Mr. Butwick is the author of Tolley’s Guide to the National Minimum Wage (Tolley, 1999) and is a contributor to Tolley’s Employment Law Service. He has been interviewed on Radio 4’s Today programme about employment law issues. Mr. Butwick has written numerous articles on employment law topics and regularly devises and presents tailored training programmes, lectures and seminars for clients and industry organisations including HFM Week, The Lawyer, CIPD, Professional Conferences and Butterworths.

Mr. Butwick is described in the Legal 500 UK, 2011 as “first-class” and is ranked as a leading individual in employment law in Chambers and Partners UK 2012, which states he “guides clients to the solutions they are seeking. He is an intelligent and experienced operator, and likeable too.”. Chambers and Partners Global 2011 recommends him as “the firm's relationship partner on employment matters for finance heavyweights...Interviewees remark on his intelligence and commercial awareness.” In Chambers and Partners Europe 2011 he is praised for having “an impressive grasp of law, which he can explain clearly and succinctly”. The 2010 UK directory describes him as “a calm, level-headed lawyer, whose work for major financial services and funds clients covers a full range of contentious and non-contentious matters.” According to the UK 2009 directory he is “exceptionally commercially minded, hard-working and insightful. He is the driving force behind the [employment] team's work in the financial services sector and acts for numerous hedge funds. Awesome in court, he is described by clients as dynamic, on the ball and good to have on your side, as he delivers effective arguments.”

Contact details

020 7184 7569

Areas of Practice

Employment

Education

University of Bristol, LLB, 1991