Sam Greenhalgh

Senior Associate

Sam Greenhalgh is "pragmatic and responsive".

Legal 500 [UK 2017]


Sam qualified as a Solicitor in September 2010 and since then has specialised exclusively in employment law. Sam is based in the Norwich office and advises on contentious and non-contentious matters having particular expertise in complex large scale employment litigation and family friendly rights. Sam also has experience of advising on TUPE and collective consultation exercises.

Sam advises a broad range of clients including large companies, public sector organisations, charities, senior executives and individuals. This broad client base experience allows Sam to appreciate how other parties may approach a given situation which gives added value to the clear legal advice he gives to clients which is timely, considered and based on commercial realities.

Clients particularly value Sam’s personable nature when advising on complex matters with the aim to assist them in making the best commercial decision.

Sam is also a member of Birketts' Shaping Excellence Team delivering training in-house to clients across a broad range of topics including discrimination, disciplinary and grievance investigations and redundancy. Sam also speaks at Birketts’ range of breakfast seminars and annual updates aimed at HR professionals.

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After studying law at the University of East Anglia, Sam completed the Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School and has recently obtained a Post-Graduate Certificate in Employment Law.

Sam regularly provides advice pro bono to clients of the Norfolk Community Law Service and the Norwich Citizens Advice Bureau.

Sam is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

The "thorough and pragmatic" Sam is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2019]. 

Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer 2019

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