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Justin T. Tarka

Of Counsel London

Justin is an experienced employment and data privacy lawyer. He advises clients across a range of sectors on a variety of contentious and non-contentious matters, including redundancy procedures and restructuring issues, the employment law aspects of commercial and corporate transactions and the drafting and enforceability of restrictive covenants. He also has experience acting for clients in the Employment Tribunal and High Court, managing all procedural and substantive steps from commencement to conclusion.

Justin is a member of the firm’s International and Data Privacy practice groups, a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/E) and a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He regularly advises employers on the employment issues connected with the establishment of UK subsidiaries, employment issues which arise in the context of employees working abroad and data privacy and data protection in the workplace.


Experience

  • Acting for a company in relation to a multimillion pound claim brought by a union in the UK.
  • Advising on GDPR compliance and the implementation of data privacy policies and procedures.
  • Drafting and negotiating employment protections in purchase agreements; and advising on the information and consultation process (including collective consultation) and harmonisation of terms and conditions.
  • Successfully defending whistleblowing claims.
  • Advising on and negotiating employment documentation and compensation packages for senior executives.
  • Advising on redundancy processes in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Acting for a company in High Court litigation concerning post-termination restrictions.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Member of the Employment Lawyers’ Association
  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member of the Black Solicitors Network
  • Member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals

Speeches:

  • Ogletree Deakins Webinar - ''Employee Assignments from the US to the UK: Key UK Employment and Immigration Law Considerations'' - April 18, 2017

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