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Peter Talibart

Partner

London
Direct: +44 20 7763 2550
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Mr. Talibart is a partner in the International Labor & Employment practice of Seyfarth Shaw (UK) LLP and leads the firm’s London office.  He is qualified in both Canada and the UK.

Mr. Talibart is employment counsel to major multinationals and financial institutions on strategic cross-border employment issues.  His expertise is in all aspects of UK and cross-border employment law, in particular corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance (employment), financial services compliance and ethical issues.

Mr. Talibart is a popular speaker and has lectured in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Australia on international employment law issues.  He has appeared on BBC Television News and has been quoted in major British, French and German newspapers including, The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Guardian and The Sunday Telegraph.  He has been published widely in various HR and employment law journals in the UK and in the U.S. including, Corporate Counsel, Financial News, Financial Director, People Management and the Employment Law Journal.

He has written a chapter for PLC on global employment policies in their international employment law handbook and a chapter for PLC on the employment law implications of property transactions. He is an Officer of the International Bar Association, where he sits on the Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee.

Mr. Talibart is a partner in the International Labor & Employment practice of Seyfarth Shaw (UK) LLP and leads the firm’s London office.  He is qualified in both Canada and the UK.

Mr. Talibart is employment counsel to major multinationals and financial institutions on strategic cross-border employment issues.  His expertise is in all aspects of UK and cross-border employment law, in particular corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance (employment), financial services compliance and ethical issues.

Mr. Talibart is a popular speaker and has lectured in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Australia on international employment law issues.  He has appeared on BBC Television News and has been quoted in major British, French and German newspapers including, The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Guardian and The Sunday Telegraph.  He has been published widely in various HR and employment law journals in the UK and in the U.S. including, Corporate Counsel, Financial News, Financial Director, People Management and the Employment Law Journal.

He has written a chapter for PLC on global employment policies in their international employment law handbook and a chapter for PLC on the employment law implications of property transactions. He is an Officer of the International Bar Association, where he sits on the Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee.

Education

  • LLM, King's College London, University of London
  • LLB, University of Ottawa
  • B.A., (Hons) Trent University

Admissions

  • England and Wales, Solicitor
  • Canada, (Ontario) Solicitor

Presentations

  • "Global Policies and Practices - Achieving Consistency and Avoiding Legal Risk," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (June 13, 2017)
  • "Human Trafficking and Your Company’s Supply Chain: The Reality and Risks," Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (June 29, 2016)
  • “International Spotlight: UK Employment Law Briefing,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (May 11, 2016)
  • “The International HR Legal Advisor - A Toolkit for Advising Globally and Locally, Session Two: Global Reduction in Force, Part 1 - The Essentials for EMEA,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (June 19, 2014)
  • “International Webinar Series: The International HR Legal Advisor - A Toolkit for Advising Globally and Locally,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (April 23, 2014)
  • “Temporary employees around the world: Is there really a difference anymore?,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (October 20, 2011)