Greg is a solicitor in B P Collins’ employment team and business immigration team.

As part of his employment practice, Greg advises employers and employees on both contentious and non-contentious matters. He regularly advises on and negotiates settlement agreements and is the team lead for employment contracts and policies.

Greg routinely acts for both employers and employees in the Employment Tribunal. He has acted in relation to a wide variety of claims, including unfair dismissal, wrongful dismissal, whistleblowing, and discrimination claims (including age, sex, race, religion or belief and disability), as well as determination of employment status.

Greg’s immigration work includes advising employers on applications for sponsor licences and obtaining worker visas under the new points-based immigration system. He regularly advises employers on the Skilled Worker and Global Business Mobility routes, which include the Senior or Specialist Worker route (formerly Intra-Company Transfer) and the UK Expansion Worker route (formerly Representative of an Overseas Business). He also advises individuals on securing their right to live and work in the UK (including late applications under the EU Settlement Scheme) and applications for British citizenship.

Experience

Greg qualified into the employment team and business immigration team in January 2020, having completed his training contract at the firm.

Prior to joining B P Collins, Greg spent a year volunteering for Reprieve, a charity who aim to abolish the death penalty and assist those on death row worldwide.

Greg read law at Magdalen College, Oxford and as part of his degree he spent a year studying French Law at Université Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) as an ERASMUS student.

Outside the office 

Greg enjoys reading, going to the cinema and is a keen fan of live music. Greg also keeps bees at the bottom of his garden and is constantly trying to find new ways to use their honey in his cooking.