David von HagenConsultant Employment
David joined Teacher Stern in April 2016. He has been practicing employment law for over 28 years and has a wealth of experience in both corporate/transactional work and employment litigation. He has acted in a number of high profile employment cases, including two discrimination claims involving record awards and acted for the successful appellant in the 2017 Court of Appeal case of Nurmohamed –v- Chestertons, a leading case on the law of whistleblowing.
He has long experience in virtually every area of employment law, including in particular, TUPE, discrimination, Tribunal litigation (on both sides), restrictive covenants, the protection of confidential information, whistleblowing, and general HR advice. He has also advised a wide variety of clients, including small start-ups, large listed companies, high net worth individuals, and charities. He has particular sector expertise in financial services, advertising, digital media, and the links between employment and social media.
David has been a prolific writer and speaker on employment law subjects, and still contributes articles and speaks. His most recent articles (in the Employment Law Journal) covered whistle-blowing and restrictive covenants.