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Innes Clark

Head of Employment
Partner

Overview

Innes is an accredited specialist in employment law and heads up our highly rated employment law team based in our Edinburgh and Glasgow offices.

He advises both employers and employees (including senior executives) on a wide range of employment law issues, including unfair dismissal, redundancy, workplace discrimination and settlement agreements.

Innes acts for clients at all stages of the employment relationship including negotiating severance arrangements and representation before Employment Tribunals.

He also works with our corporate and commercial team in relation to the employment law implications of business acquisitions and disposals. 

Innes is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law. Innes is also Signet Accredited in employment law, a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.

He lectures in employment law on the University of Edinburgh Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and on the Professional Competence Course. Innes also lectures at Napier University on the MSc in Human Resource Management. In addition, Innes leads the UK wide employment law paralegal course run by Central Law Training in conjunction with the University of Strathclyde.

You can also find Innes on Google+ and Twitter or connect with him on LinkedIn.

 

Areas of expertise:

Business

Innes is an accredited specialist in employment law and heads up our highly rated employment law team based in our Edinburgh and Glasgow offices.

He advises employers on a wide range of employment law issues, including unfair dismissal, redundancy, workplace discrimination, absence management, disciplinary and grievance processes, severance arrangements and TUPE.

Innes acts for both private and public sector employers at all stages of the employment relationship including negotiating severance arrangements and representation before Employment Tribunals. He also works with our corporate and commercial team in relation to the employment law implications of business acquisitions and disposals. 

As well as being legally qualified Innes is also a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (CIPD) and is well known within the HR profession in Scotland.

Innes is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law. Innes is also Signet Accredited in employment law and a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

He lectures in employment law on the University of Edinburgh Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and on the Professional Competence Course. Innes also lectures at Napier University on the MSc in Human Resource Management. In addition, Innes leads the UK wide employment law paralegal course run by Central Law Training in conjunction with the University of Strathclyde.

You can also find Innes on Google+ and Twitter or connect with him on LinkedIn.

Areas of Expertise: 

Individuals & Families

Innes is an accredited specialist in employment law and heads up our highly rated employment law team based in our Edinburgh and Glasgow offices.

Innes has specialised in employment law for nearly 20 years and has advised a very large number of employees during this time. Innes is aware that workplace issues can result in significant worry and his approach is to provide all of our clients with clear, practical advice which ensures that they get the most out of the situation that they find themselves in.  

He advises employees on a wide range of employment law issues, including unfair dismissal, redundancy, workplace discrimination, disciplinary and grievance processes, negotiated departures and settlement agreements.

Innes very regularly advises senior executives which can be a particularly sensitive area with significant financial implications as well as reputational issues at stake. Over the years, Innes has personally advised senior executives in a wide variety of circumstances including departures from most of the major banks in the UK as well as other financial institutions and a wide variety of other well known organisations. 

Innes is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law. Innes is also Signet Accredited in employment law, a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.

He lectures in employment law on the University of Edinburgh Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and on the Professional Competence Course. Innes also lectures at Napier University on the MSc in Human Resource Management. In addition, Innes leads the UK wide employment law paralegal course run by Central Law Training in conjunction with the University of Strathclyde.

You can also find Innes on Google+ and Twitter or connect with him on LinkedIn.

Areas of Expertise: 

What our clients and peers say

Works to a very high standard.

- Chambers & Partners

The ‘first-class’ Innes Clark heads the team.

- Legal 500

...thank you for your terrific help and support on this project. Your guidance, judgement and speed of response made a difficult challenge go very smoothly.

- Employer client

Your assistance was invaluable and highly appreciated.

- Employee client

Clear and pragmatic solutions.

- Legal 500

Innes Clark is pragmatic, practical and comes to swift conclusions. He is also praised for his technical ability.

- Chambers & Partners

Meticulous and highly recommended.

- Chambers & Partners

Noted for his attention to detail and practical approach.

- Chambers & Partners

Thanks very much for all your advice, both you and the service were excellent.

- Senior Executive

Intelligent, strategic, confident and assertive advice

- Senior Employee Client

Memberships

Publications and Presentations

July 2015
SCOLAG Legal Journal - "Employment law Update"
January 2014
Scottish Law Gazette - "Holiday pay calculation"
Greens Employment Law Bulletin "TUPE: 2006 Regulations Amended"
July 2013
Journal of Law Society of Scotland "Another Bite At The Cherry"
October 2015
SCOLAG Legal Journal - "Employment law Update"
January 2015
SCOLAG Legal Journal - "Employment law Update"
December 2014
SCOLAG Legal Journal - "Employment law Update"
October 2014
SCOLAG Legal Journal - "Employment law Update"
June 2014
Scottish Law Gazette - "Holiday pay calculation"
July 2014
SCOLAG Legal Journal - "Employment law Update"
October 2013
SCOLAG Legal Journal "Employment Law Update"
July 2013
SCOLAG Legal Journal "Employment Law Update"
Scottish Law Gazette "Employment Law Reform - A Look Ahead"
Scottish Law Gazette "Employment law in 2012 and beyond"
April 2013
SCOLAG Legal Journal "Employment Law Update"
Greens Employment Law Bulletin "Insolvency & TUPE"
Chaired the Employment Law Conference for the Society of Writers to Her Majesty’s Signet
Presented at the Law Society Redundancy Conference
Presented at the Royal Faculty of Procurators seminar
Presented at Solicitors Group Employment Law Conference
Presented webinars for Central Law Training Scotland