The Law Society
Employment Lawyers Association (ELA)
European Employment Lawyers Association (EELA)
Simon GorhamPartner, Employment
Simon is a Partner in the Employment team. He advises on the full range of employment law issues, both non-contentious and contentious. He has extensive experience advising financial services organisations (particularly private equity firms, hedge funds and asset management firms), property companies, family offices, corporates and senior executives. He also has significant experience of advising on the employment aspects of a wide variety of private equity, M&A, property and outsourcing transactions (with a particular emphasis on the application of ARD/TUPE).
Simon has considerable experience advising on senior executive service agreements, dismissals, settlement agreements and sensitive boardroom issues as well as protecting confidential information and enforcing post-termination restrictions. Much of his work has an international dimension.
He regularly runs training sessions for businesses, HR professionals and in-house legal teams on employment law. He has been quoted in publications in the UK, US and Europe on employment law issues.
He previously worked at Travers Smith, Taylor Wessing and Weil, Gotshal and Manges and he has spent time on secondment in the in-house legal team of a global professional services firm. He joined Forsters as a Partner in August 2017