Phil Allen

Phil is a partner at Weightmans LLP with over 16 years' experience advising on all areas of employment and discrimination law. Phil is based in our Manchester office, having previously worked in Oxford and London.

Phil is an experienced advocate who has regularly represented employers in the Employment Tribunal as well as appearing in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and before the Central Arbitration Committee. Phil has considerable experience in advising commercial employers in a wide range of industries including those in the retail, insurance, manufacturing and infrastructure sectors.  He advises public bodies, particularly NHS Trusts and those bodies involved in education and social housing. He has a particular interest in TUPE and all areas of discrimination, including disability and age.

Phil is a regular speaker and training provider, both to HR professionals and as part of in-house sessions. 

The legal directory Legal 500 says, of Phil, that he adopts a ‘professional yet down-to-earth approach’ and a previous edition said he ‘paints a clear and concise picture of the issue in question’.

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