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Tel +44 (0) 20 7300 4294 Fax +44 (0) 20 7300 7100 Email Sean Download vCard
5 New Street Square
London EC4A 3TW
United Kingdom
DX 41 London

Sean is a creative commercial advisor and litigator on employment issues, often with an international element, including immigration. He leads the Employment, Pensions & Mobility group internationally and the UK's specialist advisory services practices (comprising those groups, tax and financial services regulation) .


An international mobility services company Advising on an employment strategy, acquisitions and outsourcing, data handling and non-compete litigation.
A listed energy business Advising on senior employment hiring, terminations and investigations/disputes.
A leading professional services firm Advising on an employee consultation, collective redundancies and employment tribunals.
A leading professional services firm Advising on employee issues on insolvency, an employee helpline and staff training.
International investment and professional services employees Advising on litigation between UAE and UK and appeals to overturn jurisdiction findings.
Directors of listed companies and their professionals Advising on governance, employee disputes and strategic dispute resolution.
Investment managers, partners and directors of banks Advising on LLP membership, immigration strategy, partnership disputes and settlements.
International consumer goods company Advising on international hiring and terminations, restrictive covenants and business protection litigation.


Since 2002 Partner at Taylor Wessing
1998 - 2002 Partner and previously a senior associate at Garrets


1996 BA (Hons) at University of Oxford

Memberships & Associations

Industrial Law Society
IBA Employment, Immigration and Discrimination Committees
Employment Lawyers' Association
European Employment Lawyers' Association

Awards & Recognition

Rated a leading individual in Chambers and noted in both Legal 500 and in Who's Who Labour and Employment.

A client commented in Chambers 2016 that Sean "cuts through the irrelevant issues and always has a firm grasp on the commercial issues that matter."



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