adam mcglynn, solicitor at acuity law

Words From Our Clients

“Adam McGlynn provides an excellent and responsive service. He is very knowledgeable and will respond quickly. His advice is trusted and very commercially oriented.“

Adam McGlynn

Recent Work

Adam is an Associate in our Employment team.

He has a broad range of experience with both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, and was awarded the “Rising Star of the Year” in the 2022 Wales Legal Awards.

Adam is passionate about using technology to create strategic advantages and improve efficiencies. He was instrumental in developing some of our key products, including Acuity’s Redundancy Costs Calculator and our IR35 Assist assessment tool. The Wales Legal Awards referred to Adam’s work as “bespoke industry-leading legal solutions”.

He has become a regular presenter for ICAEW’s Members in Business Conferences on recent and upcoming employment law updates. He recently participated at LawTech UK event “The Future of Lawtech in Wales”, and has built a strong relationship with universities, guest lecturing on various topics from employment law to commercial awareness. Through his relationship with Cardiff University, Adam supports future lawyers by providing pro bono advice to start-ups through the Business Enterprise pro bono scheme.

Adam is a former Chair of the Cardiff Junior Lawyers Division.

  • Preparing, reviewing, and varying employment/consultancy contracts
  • IR35 and off-payroll working
  • Employment policies and procedures
  • Disciplinary and grievance hearings
  • Employment dismissals, redundancies, and reorganisations
  • Preparing and negotiating settlement agreements
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Employment due diligence on corporate transactions
  • Coronavirus legislation and workplace safety
  • Advising Brickability Group PLC on employment-related due diligence in connection with the acquisition of Beacon Roofing Limited, Modular Clay Products Limited, and the combined acquisition of E.T. Clay Products Limited and Heritage Clay Tiles Limited
  • Providing ongoing support to Bright Network in navigating regulatory requirements and commercial negotiations for the supply of its Bright Network Technology Academy graduates to businesses across the UK. This included negotiating and advising on supply agreements with several new BNTA partners including Sky, HMRC, CFC Underwriting, Lloyds Bank, and Alexander Mann Solutions Limited, while advising on ongoing relationships with businesses including Morgan Stanley, Marks & Spencer, and Atos
  • Providing Portman Healthcare Limited with full support on all people-related matters
  • Supporting the Corporate team in employment-related disclosure, due diligence, indemnities and covenants, TUPE considerations, exit agreements, and incoming director service agreements and consultancy agreements arising from acquisition and disposal matters
  • Supporting Claire Knowles and Mark Alaszewski on various Employment Tribunal matters
  • Advising a national car retail company on internal policies and procedures
  • Advising various clients on furlough leave, workplace safety, and Coronavirus-response measures
  • Developing Acuity’s IR35 Assist tool and Redundancy Costs Calculator
  • “Rising Star of the Year” in the 2022 Wales Legal Awards
  • The Employment team is ranked Band 2 by Chambers and Partners
  • The Employment team is ranked Tier 2 in The Legal 500
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