Chris provides support to the Corporate Department on employment issues across the full range of transactional work including acquisitions and disposals, reorganisations and the transfer of undertakings (TUPE). Specifically, this comprises conducting employment related due diligence and preparing due diligence reports, advising on warranties and indemnities in the sale and purchase documentation, advising on restrictive covenants, severance terms and redundancy situations, TUPE related consultations and notices, the preparation of new employment and consultancy agreements and related employment matters.
Chris regularly writes articles on employment law matters and has provided comments in the local and national press, including the Financial Times, Daily Mail, the Telegraph and City AM. He has also provides training for clients and has presented seminars on matters such as TUPE and data protection, including for the Beauty Companies Association (BCA), the Royal Society of Biology and architects at de Rijke Marsh Morgan Architects.
Chris Weaver is recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2024.
Chris is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.
He qualified in England & Wales in 2005, joined Payne Hicks Beach in 2009, was promoted to senior associate in 2015 and to partner in 2021.