adam mcglynn, solicitor at acuity law

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“‘Adam McGlynn provides excellent support and advice. He is always contactable, proactive and commercially focused.“

“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 is active for some of the firm’s key clients across a broad spectrum of Employment matters.

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 2022 (in which Adam won “Rising Star of the Year”) referred to Adam’s work as “bespoke industry-leading legal solutions”.

Adam has become a regular presenter on both Employment law and technology-related issues. He recently spoke on the “Future of Lawtech in Wales” for LawTechUK and regularly addresses South Wales-based universities on topics from employment law to commercial awareness. He speaks frequently at ICAEW’s Members in Business Conferences on recent and upcoming employment law updates, and supports future lawyers to provide start-ups with pro bono advice through his relationship with Cardiff University. He is also a regular writer and media commentator on legal and business topics.

Adam is Professional Development Officer and a Council Member at the Cardiff & District Law Society.

  • 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
  • Supporting Cardiff International Airport on a range of Employment and HR issues, including a large suite of training sessions
  • Advising on the UK employment aspects of the merger between Zygo Holdings, a digital media and marketing agency that provides video production services in the gaming/streaming world, and Upload, Inc, a Texas-based company
  • Supporting leading national timber company Premier Forest Products in the employment aspects of three high-profile and high-value acquisitions – of Decor Panel, PWIDF, and North-East Sheets & Panels Ltd (NESP)
  • Supporting the shareholders of Harries Automation & Controls Limited (HAC Group), the Llanelli-based UK leading provider of low-voltage panels and control systems, on the employment aspects of its sale to VINCI Energies through its industry brand Actemium, which globally employs 22,500 across 400 business units and has annual revenues of $3 billion
  • Delivering a comprehensive training package to upskill staff at Cardiff International Airport, including training sessions on Effective Management and Diversity & Inclusion.
  • 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
  • Adam is Recommended by The Legal 500
  • “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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