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Joe Beeston

Partner, Employment and Partnership

With an appreciation that success isn’t about resolution alone, but also the journey towards achieving it — Joe is known for his commitment to developing client relationships built on trust, empathy and a deep understanding of their needs.

With more than 10 years’ experience, he is a trusted advisor to a diverse set of businesses and individuals. Joe is particularly known for his expertise in employment litigation, investigations, corporate transactions and HR advisory work. He also advises clients on data protection matters. As a member of our Senior Executives Advisory team, he provides advice and support to internationally mobile senior executives on employment matters. He co-heads our pro bono offering and is a member of the firm’s diversity and inclusion committee. Before joining Forsters in 2018, he was at Clifford Chance LLP, where he completed secondments at two global banks.

Joe understands the many varied reasons why clients need our support, and that the answers may not always be straightforward. Getting it right requires a balanced and measured approach, deep technical expertise, creativity and empathy. Joe brings all of that to his mandates, with clients often referencing his kindness and ability to always see a way through in a complex and changing world.


Moving to the UK - Everything you need to know

Moving to the UK is an exciting life event whether it be a short-term move for work to explore business prospects or a more permanent relocation with the whole family; the UK offers an eclectic range of options to live, work and learn, from the cityscapes of London to vineyards in the English countryside and historic university towns in-between. Setting up life in a new country can feel daunting too and it can be difficult to know where to start.

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Vineyards & Wineries

Forsters are delighted to be launching our Vineyards & Wineries practice. The cross-departmental team draws upon our strengths from across the firm, a combination of expertise that is rare if not unique in the market. The increasing number of vineyards we look after complements our exceptional book of landed estates, and is testament to our ability to look after landowning clients, whatever their business and whatever challenges they face.

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Employment Law: Looking Back on 2023 and the Forecast for 2024

With 2024 underway, we reflect on the key employment law developments of 2023 and highlight some anticipated changes for you to look out for in 2024.

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