Profile of Philip Landau
Philip Landau is the founder member of Landau Law Solicitors. He is a specialist and experienced employment lawyer qualified for 26 years, representing employees and senior executives at all levels. He has a national reputation, and acts for employees both in the City and throughout the UK.
Philip has writen regularly as an employment law expert in the The Guardian, and has also appeared numerous times as an expert on the BBC, ITV, Sky News, and both national and local radio stations. This includes BBC Radio 4, Radio London, Radio 5 Live, Talk Radio, and LBC News Radio. He has also been asked to provide opinion to the BBC and ITN on relevant employment law in their news investigations against employers.
Philip has also been quoted in national newspapers together with leading legal and financial websites which include The Sunday Times, The Independent, ACAS, the Wall Street Journal , the Financial Times, Bloomberg, and Personnel Today. He has further been interviewed frequently by foreign radio and TV in respect of UK employment law matters, and has provided employment law advice to members of The Institute of Leadership and Management which is the UK’s largest management body.
In addition, Philip is regularly invited to be guest speaker and panel member at employment law conferences, including the Westminster Employment Forum. He has also spoken at the Institute of Directors, and has provided video podcasts to members of professional bodies in relation to their rights. He has also been asked to provide guest commentaries and “webinars” for the major UK legal resource provider, Lexis Nexis.
Philip advises on all areas of employment law including constructive dismissal, bullying, redundancy, bonus issues, unfair dismissal, performance improvement plans, breach of contract, restrictive covenants, contracts of employment, whistleblowing, gross misconduct, discrimination and sexual harassment.
A large part of Philip’s expertise and reputation is in relation to negotiating favourable settlements following a dispute with employers, whilst at the same time preserving amicability between the parties. It is, after all, in both parties interest and desire to reach such a resolution where possible. He has negotiated thousands of such settlements with employers throughout the UK with very high degrees of success. He has also advised extensively on settlement agreements which is the document setting out the agreed terms.
Philip acts for a wide variety of employees and senior executives in all industry sectors. He has acted for many high profile and well known individuals.
Philip qualified as a solicitor in 1990, and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.
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