Sean Walsh


Senior Employment solicitor Sean Walsh joined Harper James Solicitors in 2016 having previously worked for a leading national law firm in the employment team, ranked tier 1 in the Legal 500.

Sean qualified as a solicitor in 2009, and during his career he has worked with a wide variety of employer clients, including:

  • Startups and local owner-managed businesses
  • Schools
  • Universities
  • Large multi-nationals
  • PLCs
  • Local authorities

He has extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of employment law, including:

Sean has the ability to comprehend complex issues quickly, with a pragmatic and friendly approach, providing advice and assistance in simple terms.

In terms of sectors, Sean works with employer clients across the business spectrum, but he has significant past experience in the following:

  • Technology, including software, digital commerce and digital infrastructure
  • Life sciences and healthcare, specifically biotech and medical devices, partnership/practice agreements and disputes, contract applications and dental practices
  • Energy, utilities and environment, especially in renewable energy, Oil and gas, and nuclear
  • Public sector, including local government and projects like PFI, PP and PF2
  • Retailing, fashion and consumer goods
  • Manufacturing, from industrial products and chemicals, to food and drink/agribusiness to automotive and transport

In his spare time, Sean enjoys road biking, racket sports and camping near the sea.

Sean has also taken part in our Spotlight on a Solicitor series, sharing his journey into law and proudest career moments. Read the interview to hear about his life in law.

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