Ian Seabury – Partner
Ian qualified as a solicitor in 2000, and has specialised solely in employment law since 2002. He has previously been employed by international law firm Eversheds LLP, in Manchester, and also as an in-house lawyer, by Phones 4u Ltd.
Ian’s experience with businesses includes:
- Advising the Board on Director and senior employee terminations
- Advising on the TUPE implications of the acquisition of a competitor, and successfully implementing an employee transfer plan
- In close conjunction with the HR function, successfully restructuring Field and Head Office functions, requiring 30 day redundancy consultation plans
- Negotiating and drafting complex and high value (£M) compromise agreements
Ian has also acted for a number of senior executives in connection with disputes regarding their terms and conditions of employment, and has secured substantial out of court settlements on many occasions.
Ian has considerable employment tribunal advocacy experience, and has represented sporting clubs, PLCs, limited companies and senior executives.
Ian is also an experienced trainer, speaking at a number of public courses, as well as carrying out in-house training, tailored specifically for his clients’ needs.
Ian takes a keen interest in employment law as it applies to sporting clubs and bodies, and has advised sports clubs and individuals on various contractual issues.
Ian is a Rugby Football League Licensed Agent.
Ian is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association
Amanda qualified as a solicitor in 2000, and has specialised solely in employment law and HR-related data protection issues since qualification. Amanda spent over 10 years with international law firm Eversheds LLP before joining forces with Ian to form Seabury Beaumont.
Amanda has significant employment tribunal advocacy experience and has represented PLCs, limited companies and senior executives on a wide spectrum of claims, including unfair dismissal, equal pay and discrimination. Amanda’s advocacy experience also extends to the Scottish employment tribunals.
Away from the employment tribunal arena, Amanda’s experience also includes:
- Strategic advice to Boards of Directors in relation to high level executive terminations
- Drafting and negotiating complex and high value compromise agreements
- Large scale restructuring advice including drawing up Q & As and relevant paperwork connected to a collective consultation process
- Advising on all HR-related aspects of data protection including drafting policies and disclaimers, training personnel and handling complaints made to the Information Commissioner.
Amanda is also an experienced trainer, and has been a regular speaker at public courses, as well as carrying out in-house bespoke training for her clients.
Amanda is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association