Andrew McDonald


  • I have over 30 years' experience.
  • I specialise in advising employers on all aspects of the employment relationship from recruitment through to dismissal, including TUPE and trade union issues.
  • My clients include EPL insurers, membes of parliament, governing and regulatory bodies, local authorities, national charities, educational establishments and SMEs.
  • Recent instructions include advising on TUPE aspects of service provision change, union facilities time, reorganisation and collective consultation and changing terms and conditions of employment.
  • I act on behalf of employers in all types of employment tribunal claims and in particular all forms of discrimination.
  • Recent instructions include defending claims for discrimination on the grounds of race victimisation in recruitment, sex/pregnancy in redundancy, age on dismissal and sexual orientation from a teacher.

Contact Details

+44 20 7457 3569


‘Andrew McDonald deals with the unique characteristics in a perfect way. He knows the demands and needs of the client and is able to ensure that the best settlements are achieved in a very difficult environment whilst always ensuring that the client is taken on the journey and understands and agrees with the steps being taken.’

Legal 500 2022 - Employers

Andrew MacDonald is superb. He handles a very large, high-profile and difficult account for us with great aplomb meaning the need for our involvement is very small and the clients really appreciate his detailed and clear advice. The clients are all very unique yet he manages to be a chameleon and tailor his style to suit all.

Legal 500 2021

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