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Matthew has a wealth of experience in all areas of employment law both litigation and advisory. Matthew provides commercial solutions for employers with particular experience of large scale TUPE transfers in both the private and public sectors; restructures; employment tribunal litigation and High Court injunctions.
Matthew also has a keen interest and experience over many years in the food and beverage sector acting for clients in established businesses in as diverse product lines as meat and poultry to international wine importers.
Matthew writes and presents frequently on employment law issues providing updates and training to clients.
He recognised by both Chambers and Legal 500 as a leader in his field.
Matthew joined Howes Percival in 2017 as a Partner having previously headed teams in the Eastern Region. In addition to his employment practice, he is also a school governor and trustee of an independent school and a member of the advisory board to a regional theatre company.
- 2017 - Present: Howes Percival LLP, Partner
- 2011 - 2017: Birketts, Partner
- 2000 - 2011: Ashton Graham, Partner
- 1996 - 2000: Ashton Graham, Solicitor
- 1994 - 1996: Graham and Oldham, Trainee
Matthew Potter acts for employers in contentious claims, as well as advising on executive compensation and complex restructuring exercises. A client says: "I am consistently impressed with his knowledgeable and practical advice on a diverse range of employment law matters."
COVID-19 medical exemptions from vaccination and NHS COVID Pass
On 1 October 2021, the Department of Health and Social Care published guidance on how individuals may apply for proof, via the NHS COVID Pass, that they are unable to be vaccinated and/or tested for COVID-19 for medical reasons.
Compulsory Covid-19 vaccination: Temporary medical exemptions for care home staff
From 15 September 2021, for a temporary period, people working or volunteering in care homes who have a medical reason why they are unable to have the vaccine will be able to self-certify that they meet the medical exemption criteria.
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