Philip Pepper

Partner & Head of Commercial, IP & Employment


Phil works in partnership with HR and senior management teams by providing commercially driven employment advice, which is both pragmatic and outcome focused.

Phil is head of our Employment and Commercial I/P team. He has established a reputation by advising a variety of organisations from SME’s to multinational companies. Being a specialist employment lawyer he doesn’t shy away from controversial issues having represented a number of clients in the High Court, EAT, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and ECJ.

His clients include high street retailers, manufacturers, logistics organisations, breweries, and professional bodies across the UK.

Delivering outstanding client service which provides the best value to our clients is at the very heart of what we do and achieve. We work in partnership with our clients to achieve the results required.

I am based in our Leicester Office

Leicester is renowned for its diverse culture and strong commercial market. It’s a city that’s home to some of the UKs leading SMEs and household names. Over the years our business has evolved through many names which have included Harvey Ingram, Harvey Ingram Shakespeares and Shakespeares. Today delivering award winning legal services under Shakespeare Martineau, providing 5 star trusted specialist advice within property, business & family law.

As the city goes from strength to strength, so does our Leicester law firm. We have always understood the importance of recognising, retaining and promoting talent and as a growing full-service office, we continue to recruit based on our clients ever-changing needs. This means we have teams that cover the firm’s breadth of service offerings and areas of market expertise.

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