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Sam Murray-Hinde is exceptionally good, commercially astute, savvy and personable.

Legal 500 2022
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Sam Murray-Hinde advises employers on workplace issues and employment tribunal proceedings, with a particular specialism in trade union disputes and collective bargaining. She speaks German.

Sam is a solicitor with broad experience across all areas of employment law, both contentious and non-contentious. She advises on employment issues in insolvency, state immunity and works with organisations within the transport and sport sectors.

She works hard to achieve the best possible outcome for employers by providing commercially-focused, industry-specific advice, with an increasingly international focus. Working with businesses, HR professionals, boards and Insolvency Practitioners, Sam advises on legal strategy to minimise litigation.

Sam works with clients across a wide spectrum of employment issues to include employment status, contract negotiations, TUPE, redundancies, re-organisations and employee exits, to name but a few. She is well-versed in handling complex grievance and disciplinary matters involving discrimination and whistleblowing allegations.  She has also developed a specialism in advising foreign Embassies on matters relating to state immunity.

Sam is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the German-British Chamber of Commerce.

Recent work
  • Advising a client on a request for trade union statutory recognition under TULRCA and the resulting process before the Central Arbitration Committee.
  • Acting on behalf of three directors on claims for constructive unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal and discrimination resulting from a terminated joint venture, running alongside arbitration proceedings.
  • Advising a regional law firm partnership on internal grievances, a partner expulsion and resulting litigation.
  • Advising administrators on the employment aspects of a high profile business sale, drafting the relevant warranties and indemnities in the agreement, and advising on TUPE and minimising litigation risks.
  • Advising an executive on the terms of his exit from a large well-known retailer, negotiating a deal worth over £2m.
  • Advising Olympic governing bodies on internal safeguarding investigations and external independent investigations.
  • Sitting as independent Chair on a disciplinary panel for an Olympic governing body.
  • Assisting a coach facing disciplinary proceedings, to include successfully appealing an FA interim suspension order.
  • Advising a foreign Embassy on tribunal claims brought against it.
Accolades
  • Listed as Key Lawyer, Employment: Employers, Legal 500 2022
  • "Sam Murray-Hinde is absolutely superb. Good with clients. Technically excellent. And very good company." Legal 500 2022
  • "Sam Murray-Hinde is exceptionally good, commercially astute, savvy and personable." Legal 500 2022
  • "Sam Murray-Hinde is an exceptional solicitor with excellent attention to detail and client care skills." Legal 500 2021
  • "Sam Murray-Hinde is well known for being a commercially astute, detailed, diligent, and eminently sensible litigator." Legal 500 2021
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Sam is a fan of real ale and all things food-related, but can also regularly be found at the ballet barre.

Spiral staircase.

We won "Insolvency Law Firm of the Year (Up to Three Insolvency Partners)" at the TRI Awards 2021

This is the second year in a row we have won this award and the third year the firm has been shortlisted. This is great recognition for our Restructuring & Insolvency group's hard work over what has been an incredibly challenging period for the industry. 

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