Chris Hayes

Employment Partner

Chris has over 14 years’ experience as an employment lawyer, and more recently his interest in cutting-edge technology and client service excellence has led him to drive forward pioneering innovation in the legal sector.

His dual role at HM3 Legal embraces his passion for transformative change and expertise in identifying and integrating technology solutions. What does this mean in practice? For HM3 clients this means an enhanced client experience and streamlined operations. This unique proposition is innovative and bold in the legal sector which, when underpinned by HM3’s 6 Fresh Standards, is a powerful combination.

Working closely with a dedicated team at HM3 Legal, Chris will be responsible for implementing innovative solutions to redefine traditional practices. As joint head of the the employment law department with Justine Watkinson he will also be playing a part in expanding the existing team.

Looking for a team of expert employment lawyers?

In addition to developing industry-leading service levels, Chris is a member of the employment law team at HM3 Legal. If you are looking for genuine employment law expertise, please contact us for an informal conversation to see how we can help.

For employers, Chris specialises in high-value disputes for executives, directors and shareholders. He has successfully settled a case involving an exiting Director and Shareholder worth more than £400,000.

For employees, he specialises in creating high-value relationships often through retained arrangements. Chris has experience in advisory work, defending Tribunal claims and corporate support. He has significant experience of adding value by providing Board-level strategic support for companies, with a commercial focus.

Chris is proud to have been appointed Head of Employment for a Liverpool firm at 30 years old. And he did not stop there. He grew the department and team from 1 member to 6. Similarly, Chris, will be helping to expand the existing well-respected team at HM3 Legal adding depth and breadth of expertise.

Contact Chris for an informal chat and to request a proposal for your business.

M: 07387 140756


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Meet members of Chris's team

Deana Phillips

Employment law specialist

Justine Watkinson

Partner & Engagement Director
Employment Law
Chris works closely with

Kathy Szeputi

Head of Brand & Communications

Paul Beckett

Operations and Risk Director

Richard Burnett

Commercial Director
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