Richard White RWK Goodman

Richard White


Employment | GDPR | Settlement agreements

About Richard:

Richard is Partner at RWK Goodman and is well known for his practical, commercial advice in employment law.

Specialising in all aspects of employment law for businesses and individuals, Richard has a strong employer client base and regularly advises on discrimination issues, complex redundancies, re-organisations and business transfers. He often gives seminars and training sessions on a range of topical employment issues which clients acknowledge as being “interesting and beneficial”.  He is a regular fixture at South West CIPD events, informing and updating the HR community on current and future employment and HR trends.

Richard has been described by clients as “superb in his approach, exceedingly knowledgeable and really understands business“; “very responsive and approachable”; and that he “provides a good sounding board for employment related issues” and “offers pragmatic common sense advice at all times”.

Examples of Richard’s recent work includes:

  • Advising on a restructuring and large scale redundancy process resulting in no claims being made against the employer
  • Settling a complex unfair dismissal and whistleblowing claim on favourable terms for the employer
  • Advising on the purchase of a business out of administration including complex TUPE and insolvency issues
  • Successfully defending a high value disability discrimination claim
  • Advising on a significant data subject access request and subsequent complex litigation
  • Providing in house training to HR teams

Learn more about Richard's areas of expertise:

Employment law advice
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Employment contracts
Employment contracts
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Employee exits
Employee exits
Employment relationships break down for a variety of reasons. Our team of specialist employment lawyers don’t just understand the law; we take time to understand your business and how you work.
Employment law training
Employment law training
Having an understanding of the employment law issues associated with day-to-day people management means your HR team and line managers can handle situations confidently and in a way which reduces any risk to the business.
Employment advice for senior executives
Employment tribunals
Whatever measures you put in place, disputes at work do happen from time to time. Our employment lawyers help you understand the merits of any claim at an early stage and devise the best strategy to deal with it.
Employment advice for senior executives
Employment law advice for company directors and senior executives
As a company director or senior executive, your terms of employment may be different to those of your junior colleagues. Our employment lawyers are on hand to advise you whenever you need help or guidance.

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