"You really helped me get through this episode with kindness, understanding and great professional dedication. I am so grateful to you and the team."
"Thank you for your helpful guidance, you have been excellent and I would highly recommend you to anyone in need of your service."
"All matters were resolved very promptly and I appreciate all Chris’s help on the matter. Nothing could have been improved, the whole process was swift, professional and extremely beneficial."
"Chris has been excellent throughout - as well as clearly knowing his stuff, he was empathetic, patient and I really felt he worked above and beyond in my best interest. As a result, I would not hesitate to reuse the services of Viberts and recommend to others."
"Chris completely met my needs and was very efficient. I would like to add that I found Chris to be very personable and despite the circumstance necessitating the work in I really enjoyed all my interactions with him."
"We found the service to be highly professional and of an excellent standard."
Chris joined Viberts in January 2021. He specialises in high profile and complex employment matters and data protection law. Chris advises senior executives, private businesses and public sector entities on all aspects of employment and data protection law. He is regularly sought after to deliver training on a host of employment and data protection issues. Chris also provides support on matters such as employment investigations, mediations and corporate governance issues. He works closely with Corporate and Litigation colleagues as part of larger transaction teams.
Chris has provided advice on a host of employment issues including:
Advisory – recruitment and hiring, drafting and negotiating employment contracts, agency and contractor arrangements, secondments, employee relations, works councils and unions, flexible working, diversity and equality, hours and pay, corporate governance, boardroom and senior executive issues, grievance handling, whistle-blowing and disciplinary issues
Transactional – employment aspects of mergers, acquisitions, relocations and restructurings
Litigation – contentious matters and dispute resolution including litigation and conciliation of employee claims involving discrimination, bonus disputes, protection of confidential information and restrictive covenants
Regulatory investigations – complex employment investigations and disputes involving misconduct and whistle-blowing