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Marian Derham advises clients on 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.

Marian works with clients from a wide range of industries including television, film, theatre, fashion and retail, publishing, tourism, sport and charities.

Marian’s employer clients include Comic Relief, Core Media Group (owners of American Idol), Wolford London, Marlborough Fine Art, IMO Car Wash, Kering Eyewear, Marv Films, Nederlander Theatres, Nimax Theatres, Raymond Gubbay Limited, and Ladies European Tour.