Russell Bradley is a specialist employment lawyer and was admitted as an advocate in June 2012. Prior to that, he was in private practice as a solicitor for over 20 years. For 10 of those years, he was a partner and head of the Scottish employment team with the global law firm DLA Piper.
His work covers the whole gamut of employment issues. He was accredited as a specialist in employment law by the Law Society of Scotland and has retained that exclusive focus on employment work in his years since going to the Scottish Bar.
His restrictive covenant work involves advising on their enforceability and appearing when they are litigated, for interim and final remedies.
He is ranked by both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for employment in Scotland.
Phil Bramhall is the most competent advisor on employment law issues that I have encountered in over 20 years in the industry. Real pragmatism and a proven ability to meet the needs of the most demanding of clients combines to produce an overall service offering that is second to none.
Russ McCallion, Human Resources Director, PD Ports PLC
Phil’s approach is extremely professional and decisive, but his style is relaxed and approachable. Phil is an excellent employment law adviser whom we value highly. Worth every penny.
Anne Hughes, Human Resources Manager, Arriva North West & Wales
Phil quickly assimilated the objectives of the organisation and provided a flexible, consistent and speedy service as and when required. The value was the practical support when I was under pressure and solutions to employment related issues.
Sharon Owen, Human Resources Manager, Innovata Plc
Worth every Penny
Corporate Personnel Services, Conwy County Borough Council
Phil and the team at Bramhalls take the time to understand our needs. They provide pragmatic and commercial employment law advice, which is always timely and appropriate. They are also fun to work with.
Sharon Owen, Human Resources Manager, . Innovata Plc
We have worked with the team at Bramhalls for a number of years and have developed a strong relationship with Phil. We have especially valued the “no nonsense common sense” approach to employment law, making even the most complex of situations feel clear and manageable. Having the support and advice locally has made a huge difference for us, because sometimes it helps to be able to sit down together and work through issues face to face.
David Barlow. Director of Finance and Corporate Services, Greater Merseyside Connexions Partnership
Phil Bramhall and his team have advised Springfield Day Nurseries Ltd over a number of years giving consideration both to individual cases and to our internal processes. We have found the advice given direct and well thought out. The advice given has saved this company considerable time and cost, hence the longevity of the relationship.
David Edwards. Financial Director Services, Springfield Day Nurseries Ltd
Bramhalls have provided us with employment law support for several years. This has covered many different aspects of day to day employment issues including recruitment, sickness and disciplinary. We have benefited from discussing issues directly with a specialists and have always received excellent and quick advice. This professional advice has saved us a significant amount of time and money and we have with their help managed to bring sensitive issues to a satisfactory conclusion for all parties. I would have no hesitation in recommending Bramhalls to other Companies.
Sandra Forkin. HR & HS Manager, Imperial Machine Company Ltd
Billington’s longstanding relationship (over two decades) with Bramhalls has always been a partnership based on trust. Bramhalls provides a personal service, and its team of senior solicitors consistently takes care of our corporate concerns and employment matters with our best interests at heart. They deliver cost effective, honest legal advice, with integrity and professionalism always at the fore.
Phil has an exceptional understanding of the law, but more importantly, he has a very astute business acumen and he is able to advise on practical and strategic angles and not solely on legalities
Lindsey Broadbent, Group People Director, The Billington Group
We are delighted with the service we receive from Bramhalls. They have always provided us with high quality advice in a timely and efficient manner. More importantly, it is presented in language which a layman can understand, and which shows a clear grasp of the commercial realities of business decisions..
Paul Cooper. Managing Director, Ormandy Group
I need good advice, but I also need it quickly; hence the reason I have had a 15 year association with Phil and his team.
Andrew Waldron, Managing Director, ADR Network