“…as important to me as his impressive ability and expertise, was how he put me at ease from our first meeting, he explained everything clearly and without jargon…”

Chris Hayes

Head of Employment and Senior Associate Solicitor

Chris is the Head of the firm’s Employment Law and HR team, which has gone from strength to strength in the short period of time since his arrival in 2017.

The team was shortlisted for Employment Team of the Year in the Liverpool Law Society Legal Awards 2019. Such recognition cements the team’s position as a leader in this sector.

With their solutions-focused advice and use of innovative cutting-edge software, Chris and his team ensure they remain at the forefront of this complex and fast-moving area of law, by providing modern-day solutions for clients.

In his work for individuals, Chris has developed a niche in assisting senior executives in the region, with strategic advice on exiting their employment. He has an impressive track record of achieving positive and lucrative results.

When it comes to business clients, Chris and his team boast some of the region’s most well-known companies on their roster. Business owners regularly entrust Chris and his team to guide them through complex employment law situations, knowing they will provide commercially focused and pragmatic advice.

Chris’s team realise that the old-fashioned charge by the hour approach is outdated. They are proud to offer forward-thinking and innovative funding options for individual and business clients, including the popular annual retainer model for companies, which allows clients to pay on a monthly basis.

Chris is also a member of the Liverpool Law Society’s employment law committee as well as being a trustee of a local charity.