Testimonials

David was incredibly efficient and resolved this matter for me with expediency. Friendly, professional service.
Great professional service.
David Rushmere has been extremely attentive to our business needs. He has always sought to get to know the business, to fully understand it, before giving his expert opinion and guidance. His business insight and guidance means that he often exceeds his brief in order to build a long term partnership/relationship.
Legal 500 2022

About David

David is a solicitor-advocate having gained his higher-rights of audience in 2014. He qualified as a solicitor in 2013 after previously qualifying as a Chartered legal executive in 2011.

David spent over 11 years working at BT as part of the in-house legal team. He then spent two years at 3HR Corporate Solicitors, a City law firm specialising in Japanese, Chinese and Korean clients before joining Machins in 2019. He has extensive experience advising clients in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. He has advised senior HR managers and company CEOs on large scale corporate restructures and redundancies. He has conducted in excess of 150 employment tribunal hearings and has appeared before the President of the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Specialist practice areas

  • Employment tribunal litigation
  • Contract drafting
  • Pay and benefits
  • Discrimination
  • Working time rights
  • Whistleblowing
  • TUPE
  • Redundancy (individual and collective)
  • Dismissals
  • Trade unions
  • Employment law training

Latest news by David Rushmere

Good Divorce Week

This week is Good Divorce Week, an annual campaign initiative by Resolution, a national organisation of family justice professionals who aim to work with families and individuals to resolve issues in a constructive way. Resolution has over 6,500 professional members The initiative’s purpose is to promote a practical and constructive approach to family problems and

Machins Solicitors recognised in Legal 500 2022 rankings

By Machins News

Machins Solicitors has achieved seven practice area recommendations in the latest edition of Legal 500 UK including one Top Tier ranking in the area of family law for the third year running. Among the areas of expertise in which the firm is regarded includes corporate and commercial, employment and family as well as dispute resolution,

Worker subjected to abuse on WhatsApp awarded £25,000

A woman who stumbled across a workplace WhatsApp group featuring racially abusive remarks about her has been awarded nearly £25,000 for unlawful harassment on the grounds of sex, race and religious belief.  The case involved Mrs Muna Abdi who worked as an operations clerk for Deltec in Hounslow. She was originally from Somalia and moved

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