College of Law, York
After training at Charles Crookes, Damian specialised in commercial litigation for the first 4 years of his career before moving into employment law. In 2002 he joined the employment team at a firm in Bristol, and then moved to Hugh James where he spent the next 6 years.
Damian joined Darwin Gray in March 2009 as a partner in the firm's Employment department. Damian advises employers and senior executives on contentious and non-contentious employment law issues and has considerable experience in all aspects of employment law, including unfair dismissal, sex, race and disability discrimination, business reorganisation, redundancy (including collective consultation), TUPE and disciplinary procedures.
Damian regularly works on company policies, procedures, employee contracts, and service agreements, and has significant experience in advising senior executives on negotiating exits. He is an experienced advocate in employment tribunals and regulatory hearings.