We give you practical advice and support with all employment issues.
Areas of expertise include:
Unfair, wrongful & constructive dismissal
Contracts of employment
Advice regarding the enforcement of restrictive covenants
Employee and agency workers rights
Discrimination in the workplace.
Review of and preparation of policies and procedures
Daniel Zakis LLB (Hons)
Head of Dispute Resolution and Employment Law Department
Director's disqualifications and duties of directors
Daniel has considerable experience in advising a wide range of clients including, national and small businesses and individuals on all types of dispute resolution including employment law and civil and commercial litigation.
Daniel deals with cases from small claims up to high value claims across a variety of subjects including, unfair dismissal, discrimination, professional negligence, contract disputes, debt recovery, applications for injunctions and contentious probate matters.
Daniel was appointed as a director of the firm in November 2015 and is Head of the firm's Dispute Resolution and Employment department.
Daniel studied for his Law degree at the University of Birmingham and then completed the Legal Practice Course at the Birmingham College of Law in 2005. Daniel first joined the firm as a trainee solicitor and after qualification joined the Commercial Litigation team at a large Birmingham practice. Daniel returned to Wallace Robinson & Morgan in January 2011.
Daniel is a Birmingham City fan and has a season ticket with his son. As well as football Daniel is a fan of almost all sports and will watch any sport on TV. Daniel enjoys playing football and golf with varying degrees of success. He also enjoys listening to music and attending gigs, his favourite artists include Ryan Adams, Bon Iver, Arcade Fire and Death Cab for Cutie.
Mark Baldwin BA (Hons) LLM
Associate Solicitor Dispute Resolution and Employment Law Department
Mark provides pragmatic and commercially driven advice to resolve legal disputes in the most cost effective way. This will usually mean exploring alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options and, where this is not appropriate or possible, using his experience and knowledge to support clients through the court process.
Mark was called to the Bar in 2004 and joined the litigation and employment team in a Warwickshire firm in January 2005. He subsequently qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and obtained Higher Rights of Audience as a solicitor advocate in 2009. He joined the firm in March 2018 as an Associate Solicitor.
Mark has a degree in Law & Business from the University of Warwick and a Masters in Law from the University of Birmingham.
Away from work, Mark plays rugby for Leamington RFC and is a keen photographer. He will also escape to Devon to go surfing whenever time allows.