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Jamie is a partner in the Employment Team at Ward Hadaway and has specialised in employment law since 2002.

He acts predominantly for employers and advises a wide range of companies, public bodies and third sector organisations, providing pragmatic and commercial solutions where possible.

Jamie is experienced in handling claims in the Employment Tribunal and is an experienced advocate.



Jamie has a diverse range of clients but has particular experience in advising in the following sectors:

  • Manufacturing
  • Care homes and domiciliary care
  • Leisure and tourism
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Out of hours GP services
  • Third sector organisations

As well as advising clients on day-to-day employment issues, Jamie has a great deal of experience in dealing with: employment issues arising from mergers, acquisitions and the outsourcing / insourcing of services (including TUPE transfers and restructuring exercises); collective consultation exercises; drafting directors’ service agreements; advising on the removal of directors and senior management; and complex discrimination issues.

Projects on which Jamie has advised include:

  • Advising a joint venture on the TUPE issues involved in the setting up of a regional 111 outsourcing contract.
  • Acting for a major car manufacturing on the outsourcing of logistics and call centre operations.
  • Acting for a European manufacturer on the restructure of its UK senior management team following its purchase of the UK company.
  • Acting for many clients (particularly charities in the tourism and domiciliary care sectors) on the use of flexible contracts of employment and the use of casual workers.


What people say

  • Jamie Gamble – technically very adept.

    Legal 500
  • He is a great support to the business, and we value his input and the commercial advice that he provides us.

    Client quote, Chambers & Partners
  • Technical and legally strong," adding that he is "a good advocate and problem solver," as well as "commercially aware of what constitutes a good deal.

    Chambers & Partners

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