Partner, Employment and HR
John has specialised solely in employment law since working for the Japanese Government in the 1990s. During 12 years of extensive experience he has advised major plc's, local authorities and SMEs, on issues ranging from discrimination in the workplace to business acquisitions, disposals and reorganisations, terms and conditions of employment, disciplinary and grievance procedures, termination of employment, restrictive covenants and TUPE.
John regularly presents at seminars and training events, and has considerable advocacy experience, having frequently represented clients in employment tribunals throughout the UK. John is an active member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA) and can be contacted at our Nottingham office.
John covers the following work areas:
- Employment contracts and policies
- Discrimination and equal pay
- Changes to terms and conditions of employment
- Managing sickness absence
- All aspects of unfair dismissal claims
- Redundancy (collective and business re-organisation)
- Misconduct issues
- Employment disputes
- Restrictive covenants
- Executive appointment
- Severance issues/Compromise agreements
- Agency workers
- Self-employed contractors
John has been recommended in Legal 500 (2015 edition).
John has been recognised in Legal 500 (2014 edition):
John Buchanan is ‘knowledgeable and very practical’.
John has been recognised in Legal 500 (2013 edition):
John Buchanan ‘uses his experience to really make a difference’.
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