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Angie Crush

Position: Partner
Offices: London City - Liverpool Street, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone, London - Tokenhouse Yard, Canary Wharf, Camden
Email: angie.crush@thomasmansfield.com
telephone: 020 7426 4906

Angie Crush

Background

Angie started her career in the city, qualifying in 1999. After a few years practising as a general litigator she then worked in a law firm in Spain for three years, returning to practise in a highly regarded regional firm as part of the commercial team, dealing exclusively with employment law. This grounding has given Angie great commercial awareness which her clients appreciate.

On 1 November 2013, Angie was promoted to a partner.

Experience

Angie has considerable litigation experience, dealing with both employees and employers. Latterly, Angie has worked mainly for employers, including several businesses in the airline industry and engineering sector. As well as being a support to in-house HR and advising on day to day employment issues such as disciplinaries, contracts of employment, redundancy etc, Angie has been involved in transactional work, completing employment specific due diligence on acquisitions. She also has experience of supporting clients tendering for public sector work and large scale redundancy/restructures. Most recently  she has been heavily involved with complex TUPE transactions involving second generation outsourcing. She also appears in tribunal and deals with all forms of tribunal proceedings.

Employer Work

  • Supporting HR officers on more complex matters
  • Drafting all contracts, director service agreements, handbooks and policies
  • Advising on TUPE and harmonising terms and conditions following a business transfer
  • Advising on dismissals
  • Redundancy procedures and documentation
  • Disciplinary and grievance hearings
  • Advising and negotiating termination packages
  • Representation in the Employment Tribunal, High Court and County Court proceedings
  • Carrying out employment specific due diligence on acquisitions 

Employee Work

  • Advising on all employment rights including unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing etc.
  • Advising on and negotiating compromise agreements, with particular interest in high value exits involving deferred compensation schemes
  • Advising on contracts of employment
  • Representation in the Employment Tribunal, High Court and County Court proceedings

Notable Transactions

  • Advising and strategising on a second generation outsourcing TUPE transfer involving staggered transfer of service, transfer to shift working pattern and union consultation;
  • Appeal to the EAT on the meaning of 'series of deductions' following unlawful deductions from wages claim;
  • Representing a group of companies supplying services to the airline industry in various ET claims;
  • Acting for a large multi-national engineering company in a public tendering process with TUPE implications involving 5 separate trade unions;
  • Advising Spanish company purchasing large UK steelworks in relation to employee due diligence and exit strategies for existing directors;
  • Acting for a claimant in a constructive unfair dismissal claim involving serious sexual harassment against a large car dealership group;
  • Separately representing several high net worth individuals in exit negotiations with investment banks involving deferred compensation schemes. 

Client Testimonials

"Angie was direct, professional and easy to work with.  Emails were prompt and there really was no fuss especially since I was unable to meet her in person."

"Angie was very pro-active with practical and technical advice and is a credit to your firm."

"Delighted with how this was handled.  Much appreciated."

"Angie was a great help throughout the period - she is professional, efficient, personable and extremely knowledgeable.  I have already recommended her to others!  Highly recommended."

"I was impressed by the speed of response and the help given.  I could not have expected better.  Thank you very much."

"I was provided with an excellent level of service and am very pleased that I chose Thomas Mansfield to act for me."

"I think Angie made the difference!"

Question: How do you rate our speed of response and action throughout the matter?

Answer: "Angie could give Usain Bolt a run for his money."

"Angie Crush was utterly marvellous my only regret is that I did not find her sooner - Thank you."

"Nothing to improve! Given that this was a difficult time for me, you made it all easy."

Angie was so helpful and approachable.  She made the whole process very easy to deal with."

"Angie was very knowledgeable she seemed to know exactly the right course of action to take."

"The level of communication was brilliant and the matter dealt with so quickly with no issues."

"A really great service I would thoroughly recommend Angie to any of my colleagues."

 

Memberships

  • Law Society
  • Employment Lawyers Association