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Marian Derham advises clients on a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues. She has developed particular expertise acting for senior executives/directors at the highest level in sectors including, TV, Film, Theatre, telecoms, advertising and publishing, investment banking, and professional services, negotiating and advising on both exit strategies/termination packages and contractual arrangements.

Marian regularly provides employer clients with strategic legal advice on redundancies and reorganisations, disciplinaries grievances and Board/director disputes and senior executive appointments and exits.

Having previously been a partner in the Corporate Group in the earlier part of her career at the Firm, Marian’s experience within the corporate environment means she is well placed to advise on the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions, negotiating commercial contracts and advising company directors.

One of Marian’s clients, a sales director at a leading fashion retail company, said the following about her: “I found Marian to be professional and reassuring in very difficult and tense circumstances. She was always responsive, worked with a great sense of urgency and had a tremendous grasp of important detail, whilst being extremely knowledgeable in her field. She had a great attitude to overcoming all obstacles and her gravitas, and overall command of the situation contributed to a very positive outcome.”