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Chris is an Associate within the Employment Law and HR Services team at mfg Solicitors, joining in October 2016 as part of the divisions continued growth.
Chris qualified as a solicitor in 2016 after spending three years with a specialist employment law firm in the South West. He completed his Law Degree at the University of Winchester and then passed the Legal Practice Course and acquired a Master’s Degree at the University of Law in Bristol. He focused his dissertation on the specialist subject to employment law, in particular the qualifying period for unfair dismissal, the introduction of Employment Tribunal fees and the mandatory ACAS Early Conciliation process.
Areas of Expertise:
Chris advises commercial clients and individuals on all areas of employment law. Chris’ detailed knowledge and understanding of all contentious areas of employment law including unfair dismissal, discrimination and contractual claims.
Additionally, Chris’ expertise extends to include non-contentious work, assisting employers with internal employment affairs, employment contracts and Policies.
He is a great team player and provides assistance with the Partners and Solicitors within the Department on employment matters. Clients like his friendly and approachable manner and the fact that he is always keen to help with any issues.
Membership of professional bodies and organisations:
Chris is also a full member of the Employment Lawyers Association, the Law Society and is fully involved with the Junior Lawyers Division.
"Professional. Reassuring. Did exactly what they said they would do, when they said they would do it. First class." March 2021.
"Thank you for your assistance, patience and knowledge. I felt able to follow up with questions and was reassured that I would receive a swift reply." March 2021
"I would recommend Chris Amys, mfg Solicitors. Chris ix very efficient, professional and helped me quite quickly. He was prompt in replying back and gave timely support, specially when it is holiday season. I am happy with the legal service from Chris and would recommend him". January 2021.
"I would recommend Chris Amys at mfg Solicitors to anyone seeking Employment advice. He was professional, calm and guided me through the whole process seamlessly." December 2020.
"Top quality professional service from Chris Amys. Highly recommended." December 2020.
"Chris Amys led me through a very tricky personal and professional situation. His calm, logical demeanour and strategic approach resulted in an excellent outcome. I have already recommended him and mfg in general to others". August 2020.
I engaged with Chris for advice on an employment matter. Chris was extremely personable and helpful, and was able to offer advice that was clear and thorough and which helped enormously. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Chris' services. Gavin Fudge, August 2019
Great advice from Chris Amys. He was honest and knowledgeable with a good balance of sensitivity and social awareness yet firm and directly straight talking too. Good price for service I received too." Dionne Rooney, July 2019
Brilliant service from Chris Amys, very impressed with the advice that we received followed by a full report of his findings, excellent would definitely recommend to anyone who needs answers fast!! Thank you so much. Simone Kimber, July 2019
Great advice and support from Chris Amys. Knowledgeable and efficient delivery with a calm approach. Availability was good and quick turnaround with response. Julie Prior, July 2019
I had reason to engage with Chris professionally in February of this year. Throughout our interaction Chris was courteous, clear and incredibly helpful, turning complex legal matters into easily understood and appreciated suggestions and guidance. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Chris to anyone. His professional manner and approachability do him and mfg great credit. George Bingle, April 2019
I do thank Chris Amys sincerely at mfg for the very detailed, comprehensive and professional way in which my employment case has been handled. Even though at times it appeared the case was quite extended and contentious, Chris stayed calm and very focused. There was a fair outcome to the case and Chris played a significant part, in bringing about the outcome. I was particularly impressed with the prompt nature in which Chris responded to every communication, being always 'on-hand' to resolve issues. I would strongly recommend Chris and mfg for their excellent service. Gary Bayliss, September 2019