Zee is an experienced and trusted solicitor providing commercially focused advice to businesses, directors and senior executives, throughout the UK, on all aspects of employment law.
Zee provides pragmatic advice on a broad range of issues including executive severance and exit negotiations, disciplinary and grievance procedures, discrimination complaints, business reorganisations and TUPE. He has considerable experience of dealing with the employment aspects of corporate transactions and commercial contracts as well as advising on contractual disputes. As an accredited mediator he also undertakes workplace and commercial mediation. Zee advises across a variety of sectors, including charities, manufacturing and logistics, and has worked with many household names. An advocate of innovation in legal services, his approach has been fuelled by a desire to improve the accessibility and service clients can expect from the legal sector.
Zee began his career working in-house for a FTSE 100 company, before taking advantage of the Clementi reforms to the legal market to become part of the senior management team that created the first and largest legal services company in the UK. This was followed by roles in private practice for a UK ‘Top 50’ law firm and as a partner (and head of department) for a national firm based from their Manchester office before joining Progeny. A former chamber of commerce president and co-opted school governor, he has lived and worked across the UK. Born and raised in the north-east before moving to Bristol for university, Zee is now based from Manchester and undertakes a national role.