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Rhodri Davey

Joint Managing Partner

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Rhodri is Joint Managing Partner and Head of Employment.

Rhodri Davey wins praise for his thoroughness: "He listens carefully to clients and offers a very clear and direct solution." (Chambers & Partners 2010) and "is very forward-thinking in his approach to disputes" (Chambers & Partners 2011).

Rhodri Davey studied law at Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham Law School before returning to the South West where he trained and qualified with Nash & Co. In 2000 he joined Ashfords (then Bevan Ashford) where he specialised in employment law before joining Kitsons Solicitors as Partner to head-up the Employment Department in 2007.

Rhodri is recognised in Chamber's Guide to the Legal Profession as providing "brilliant and down-to-earth" advice and is "well-prepared and ego-less". Deemed "very good on his feet in court," he has experience of defending race and sex discrimination allegations as well as whistle-blowing cases for local authority clients.

He predominantly acts for employers and has represented clients from both the public and private sector. Rhodri deals with all aspects of employment law including employment tribunal claims for which he has considerable experience of successfully defending discrimination and business transfer related claims. He is also known for his pragmatic advice and HR support to clients, including advice on restructuring and redundancy, drafting policies and contracts, supporting clients with internal disciplinary and grievance procedures. Rhodri is a member of the Employment Lawyers' Association.

"It was a pleasure to deal with Rhodri - great sense of humour."

"I have high expectations- that is why we use you. We have developed an excellent relationship with Rhodri who is an excellent "to the point" person to deal with."

"I welcomed the tactical advice more than the strict legal advice.  There is no substitute for experience!”

Rhodri has been praised for his legal work in The Chamber Chambers 2017 - the most prestigious legal guide in the UK legal profession >> Chambers 2017 Directory