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“I have been working with David for years now and the service and advice he has provided us with over the years has been excellent. David is always calm and explains things in a way that is easy to understand. He is very knowledgeable, professional and reliable. I cannot think of any situation where I have felt his service was less than excellent. He is also transparent about the fees and will always offer workable solutions. I cannot recommend him and his firm enough”.Sashka
Group Head of HR and Operations at Cinesite VFX LTD“DPH Legal has provided expert advice on all aspects of employment law. They have given candid advice and imparted knowledgeable information regarding our obligations as an employer. When advising us on any matters there was always a choice of action that could be taken and clear instruction on risks and options open to the company. They have at all times been professional in their dealings with us and are a pleasure to work with. The matters we have worked with DPH Legal on have provided excellent results and they have the ability to negotiate through some difficult areas. We have always been kept up to date with any relevant changes to the law. They are a pleasure to work with.” Tracey Rees, Finance Director, SBS Insurance Services Limited“EXEMPLARY SERVICE We recently had cause to consult DPH Legal in relation to a complex employment issue that was both urgent and extremely stressful. The Partner who dealt with our case could not have been more helpful. Not only did he have the necessary expertise but his relevant experience enabled him to advise us of all the options available to us, whilst also identifying the most sensible course of action for us to take when we asked him to. All that should be expected when consulting an expert in his field but our lawyer also displayed exemplary patience and empathy which meant a great deal to us at such a difficult time. We really could not be more grateful and we are absolutely certain we would not have achieved the favourable outcome we did without this lawyer’s intervention.” ElizabethO-27Outstanding I fully recommend DPH Legal to anyone who needs legal representation or advice for even the most contentious and upsetting disputes. David Harris and the whole team are second to none – they are always available for calls and meetings, and they give fact-based advice to get the best outcomes for the client. David has extensive knowledge of every situation and acts with the highest levels of service, support and consideration for you, his client. I will be happy to refer all my friends to DPH Legal – I don’t think you can find a better firm. They put the client first throughout.” SilverPot63

“When the company I worked for downsized, my employment status there was debatable. This was despite having worked on rolling contracts over a fifteen-year period. David secured me a highly satisfactory compromise agreement with efficiency, firmness, confidence and good humour. I have no hesitation in recommending him for anything to do with employment law.” Jonathan Critchley, former scriptwriter/editor for ITV dramas Heartbeat and Ballykissangel

“I had the pleasure of engaging with DPH Legal over an eight-month period in relation to an employment dispute. The lawyers at DPH Legal had in-depth knowledge of the subject matter and this combined with their professional yet approachable manner made a huge difference during a highly emotional period. They were always on top of the situation and embedded an air of calm yet in control throughout. I cannot recommend DPH Legal enough for anybody requiring advice in this field.” Phil Hook, Business Development Director, Networks First

“I made a number of calls in search of legal support. It proved to be very difficult to find a reliable and competent solicitor who could advise me appropriately. However, I eventually acquired the support of DPH Legal. From beginning to end they were a pleasure to deal with. They were extremely efficient and the lawyers at DPH Legal were without doubt experts in their field. They conduct themselves with impeccable professionalism and remain in constant communication throughout. They were able to successfully conclude my case and far exceeded my expectations with the result obtained. I highly recommend DPH Legal to anybody who requires legal support.” Behrooz Vahedifar, Area Manager at NBTY Europe

“DPH Legal were extremely efficient and able to articulate complex legal options in a clear and precise manner. I would have no doubt in recommending them to others.” David Whatham, former Purchasing Director at Laing O’Rourke

“From the initial contact with David, I was extremely impressed with the DPH Legal team. I was particularly impressed by their knowledge, professionalism and responsiveness. The DPH team supported me through what was a very difficult time, whilst simultaneously achieving a very satisfactory outcome for me. I would not hesitate to recommend their services to anyone.” BenK-12

“I’ve engaged DPH several times on matters of varying depth/complexity. The service from DPH, and in particular David Harris, has been excellent. The advice has been at exactly the right level and very responsive. I would have no hesitation in engaging them again.” MarkR-165

“David has provided the businesses that I own and manage with employment law advice over a period of 4 or 5 years. As current Chairman of a professional rugby club and Managing Director of a chemical manufacturing company, I have sought David’s counsel on a wide variety of employment issues. He has always provided extremely sound and pragmatic legal advice and on every occasion with a positive outcome from our perspective. He has a tendency to gain an immediate grasp of the issues and shows an exceptional level of support in relation to any employment dispute. I wholeheartedly recommend him to other employers regardless of the nature of the business.” Kelvin Bryon, Chairman of London Welsh Rugby Football Club“David provided advice to a leading Formula 1 Racing team on the enforceability of restrictive covenants in the Service Agreement of a senior employee working for a competing team. David’s advice resulted in a very positive outcome to a situation which appeared at one stage an impasse. I would have no hesitation recommending him to others”. Ivor Goodwin, President & CEO, Cockpit LLC & Motorsport Executive LLC

“We engaged DPH Legal when we were taken to an employment tribunal by a disgruntled ex-employee. We were going through a period of restructuring and made over 15 redundancies without any problem but this one got personal. The claim was a particularly nasty attack on the business and at times they tried to involve our customers. DPH legal’s approach was calm and professional from the beginning. The case eventually went to court where, again, David Harris of DPH legal demonstrated his experience and knowledge in cross-examination of the complainant and, eventually, the case against us was dismissed. I would have no hesitation in recommending DPH legal to employers or employees requiring employment law advice” Malcolm Hackman, HSW Print Limited

“I have found DPH Legal to be outstanding advisors instrumental in resolving complex issues. I would not hesitate to recommend them.” Anthony I’Anson, Director of Business Development at voxclever

“David is a fantastic lawyer who is very thorough and clear in his advice. I recommend all my clients with any employment law issues to DPH legal and they are always extremely happy with the service they receive and the price they pay.” Safeer Choudhury, Property Solicitor

“David was able to provide a broad and detailed spectrum of employment law advice on the numerous UK and European issues. In addition to providing sound advice, David took the time to explain the rationale supporting his recommendations and on occasions produced tailored documents to further assist our busy HR office.” Amanda North, former Head of Human Resources at Europe’s largest Print Manager, HH Associates Limited

“I had to employ the professional services of DPH Legal at a time of tough decision-making. David was quick to respond and always proactive with regard to managing information related to the case. The result was good and the process was stress-free as far as David took ownership of the process and calmly resolved issues with some ‘difficult’ personalities. I have recommended his services to others and received very positive feedback.” Wayne Skinner, former Group Sales & Marketing Director at AlanDick & Co Ltd

“Extremely clear and helpful advice from David Harris and his assistant Denise. They always acted quickly and followed through in double quick time. I would really recommend this firm for trustworthy, fair, clear and efficient service. They deliver and thoroughly deserve 5 stars on every point of contact I’ve had with them.” AJ

“When I first made contact with DPH Legal I wasn’t even sure why I needed advice regarding an employment issue, but having held the briefest of telephone conversations with David Harris it crystallised for me what the issues were. The whole service was faultless, swift, efficient, and effective and I still felt that I was being listened to and was able to get the employment law background explained fully. None of this “I’m a lawyer and you wouldn’t understand” stuff that you can sometimes get. Always available and always willing to offer advice meant that a potentially stressful and traumatic termination of employment became less so and actually put me in the driving seat rather than be the victim. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending DPH Legal and David Harris to friends and colleagues who found themselves in the same situation.” NeilA-39“DPH Legal’s service was second to none. David Harris was very professional, knowledgeable and supportive. He took his time to fully understand my circumstances and provided me with clear and realistic advice. David also guided me through the whole process and kept me fully updated. I appreciated his responsiveness, professionalism and expertise. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend David and his team to anyone in need of advice on employment matters.” Agnes Niciejewska

“My dealings with DPH Legal were always entirely professional and their experience and knowledge of employment law were highly evident. I felt confident in their ability and expertise and the care and attention displayed by their staff, particularly Paul Hayward, was completely reassuring at every stage of the proceedings. I would have no hesitation recommending the firm to anyone who has need of guidance.” Mark Edwards

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