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Advice for lawyers and law firms

We are leading partnership lawyers providing high-level advice to law firms and partners (particularly in partner-exit situations). Most of us have either run law firms or run employment law departments and therefore “we get it.” We help law firms to grow and prosper and to mitigate risk. 


Examples of our work are below, and numerous testimonials are available on request.

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For law firms

Constantine Law advises a host of law firms on their “own spend” employment law and regulatory work and this includes:


  • Advice regarding partner exits: and challenging situations regarding employees

  • Advice on partner hires: and facilitating exits from current/previous firm, including advice on post termination restrictions

  • Non-contentious support: in terms of preparation of Compliance Manuals, contracts and handbooks

  • Day-to day trouble-shooting advice: including disciplinaries /  grievances / equality issues

  • Regulatory advice: with regard to SRA and other obligations

  • Business Immigration support: and advice around hiring strategies generally 

  • Lunch and learns: on best practice advice regarding restrictive covenants, partner hires and team-moves

For partners in law firms

All of our partners are experienced practitioners in advising partners with exit-processes, negotiating settlement agreements and dealing with regulatory issues. We are happy to provide numerous testimonials. Our work includes:


  • Advice as regards the exit process: including what to say to clients and staff

  • Analysing, advising and responding to regulatory matters

  • Advice regarding the practical effect of any applicable restrictive covenants and team-move scenarios

  • Best practice advice on optimising payments on exit including advice in relation to tax retention and equity payments

  • Negotiations regarding A Settlement Deed/Retirement Deed


We can provide a number of anonymised testimonials from our very many happy partner clients.


Please contact John Hayes if you would like to know more. 

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