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David Woodward Solicitor, Employment

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David is a solicitor in the employment department at Slater and Gordon Lawyers in London.

He has experience in all areas of employment law including contentious and non-contentious matters.

David advises and assists a wide range of individuals including senior executives, employees in the financial services sector and a number of high profile individuals in the sports, health and charitable sectors.

During his career, he has amicably resolved numerous disputes and managed reputational risk, achieving very good outcomes for his clients.  He has considerable experience in resolving workplace disputes amicably; however, he is fully prepared to engage in robust litigation when needed or desired.

David has an enviable track record when cases require litigation. He has dealt with numerous high value cases involving discrimination, whistleblowing, unfair dismissal and contractual disputes. He has also worked on reported cases including a case determining whether an employer has a duty of confidentiality to witnesses providing information in disciplinary investigations.

He has gained a reputation for being meticulous, compassionate and results-orientated. David has a passion for his work and he enjoys working together with the client to achieve the desired outcome.

David also conducts various employment law seminars on a range of issues.

Thomas Moore assists David with his cases and their details can be found here.


Career history

  • Since 2017: Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK
  • 2015-2017: Partners Employment Lawyers
  • 2012-2015: MTG Solicitors
  • 2010-2012: MTA Corporate Solicitors


  • Studied at the College of Law, Chester (GDL and LPC)
  • Studied at Lancaster University (History and Criminology)

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELA)

Recent Testimonials for David Woodward

“Gave sound advice while being mindful of budget. Able to respond quickly especially as I had a very short deadline for the help I needed. Very pleasant people to deal with. Clarity of communication.  Everything was very smooth and gave me exactly what I needed.”

Mrs W

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