Kirk Tudhope is a partner at Ledingham Chalmers. He is based in the Inverness office.
Ledingham Chalmers LLP, Kintail House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW
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Kirk is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in employment law and heads our employment law team. He has over 25 years experience of representing employers at Employment Tribunals including defending unfair dismissal and unlawful discrimination claims. Kirk also provides clients with detailed advice on the many challenges that arise in the modern workplace including reorganisations, redundancy, dismissals, equal opportunities, drafting contracts and absences. With an emphasis on being accessible and providing prompt and pragmatic advice Kirk provides a ‘hotline’ service for employers, mainly by phone and email. He is also a well known commentator and speaker on HR and employment law issues.
Kirk has a particular interest in data protection including the appropriate handling of employee personal data and provides detailed guidance and training on the GDPR.
What our clients and peers say
Kirk Tudhope oversees a wide array of employment law issues, including claims of unfair dismissal, sex discrimination and disability discrimination. Clients say: "He always provides practical and comprehensive employment advice and has a clear understanding of the priorities that we have from a business perspective."
Chambers and Partners
Kirk is described as being ‘reliable and discreet’; attracting praise for his “‘calm, client-focused approach”.
Latest blog posts by Kirk
- Return of the employment tribunal — event round-up
- When employment law meets the beautiful game — a look ahead at the Press and Journal business breakfast
- Latest BBC news: equality and the Drivetime car crash
- Is that a discriminatory cake or a meringue?
- BBC and privacy: Why the BBC may not want to talk anymore about Sir Cliff
- Helping businesses prepare for GDPR — the tour continues
- Harassment from Hollywood to Holyrood: last year's biggest story?
- Latest news headlines: BBC pay equality by 2020?
- From Match of the Day to mind the gap — a different kind of reporting for the BBC
- Employment Team on the road - warnings ahead