About The Employment Law Specialists

Whether it’s:

  • assistance with claims and applications by your employees with ACAS or the Employment Tribunal,

  • delivering employment contracts that make sense,

  • dealing with under-performing staff,

  • conducting impartial and independent investigations into workplace issues,

  • undertaking effective mediation of unresolved conflict between employees,

the specialists at TheELS have the experience, skills and qualifications to work with you to provide the most effective and practical solution.​

Consistent with our status as leading workplace specialists, TheELS and our people are members of the following industry organisations:

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Graham Evans

Managing Partner


Admitted as a lawyer with practicing rights up to the Australian High Court, Graham is an Accredited Specialist in Employment & Industrial Law endorsed by the Law Society of NSW, as well as being a registered workplace mediator and endorsed workplace investigator. Graham is now working in the UK as an Australian Solicitor and enjoying life in South West England.


Decades of experience and skills exclusively with employers has given Graham Evans a highly desirable ability to know what UK employers need when seeking assistance with employee issues in their workplace. ​This experience includes his time with a leading national Employer Association where he headed up their legal practice, as well as time as a senior advisor with Local Government NSW.


Graham’s experience at the highest levels of workplace human resources is recognised by his senior Chartered FCIPD status with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)). His experience in conducting impartial, compliant and independent workplace investigations into matters concerning alleged employee conduct is attested to by his long membership status with the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI), and accredited membership of the Australian Institute of Professional Investigators (AIPI). Graham’s extensive skills in facilitating workplace mediations is recognised by membership of the Civil Mediation Council and status as a CMC Registered Workplace Mediator.


Graham also has extensive experience and skill in training and learning, including as an adjunct lecturer in workplace relations at Macquarie University Sydney and he continues providing guest lectures on contemporary workplace relations issues at leading universities and colleges.

Apart from being passionate about assisting his valued employer clients, Graham is also a keen sailor, enjoying sailing Dorset’s famed Jurassic coast. Graham is also a strong supporter for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, including RSPB work to help save the endangered Tristan albatross in the UK's South Atlantic Tristan da Cunha marine protection area.

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