Former KWM staff awarded £1m over handling of redundancies by firm in 'clear cut' case

The 288 former employees will receive eight weeks pay, capped at £3,832

A group of 288 former King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) staff have been awarded more than £1m, after they brought a claim over the way their redundancies were handled when the firm’s European arm collapsed in January.

The Employment Tribunal has today (20 September) awarded the amount to the group after the firm failed to carry out a formal redundancy consultation process with them.

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