Michael Black, Director is the head of the Employment & Immigration department at Cleaver Fulton Rankin. His team work with private, public and third sectors providing advice on the full range of employment issues, both contentious and non-contentious.

Michael is also a Chartered Member of the CIPD and is head of the HR consultancy team, CFR HR, which offers bespoke HR consultancy advice, support and training to a wide range of organizations. Michael also leads the e-Learning team offering training on a wide number of topics such as GDPR and equality law.

Michael maintains his practicing certificate for England and Wales and Northern Ireland and can work with clients these locations.

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Our clients tell it best.

  • Michael Black has extensive experience advising clients in the public and private sectors on all manner of contentious and non-contentious employment matters.

  • “He is an excellent advocate, very knowledgeable and extremely efficient.”

  • Michael Black leads the team and is praised for his ‘supportive approach, particularly in challenging situations’.

  • Michael Black “gets to the nub of the issue very quickly and provides very prompt and useful advice,” according to one client. He has a large and varied client base drawn from both the public and private sectors.

  • Head of practice Michael Black is known to be a “skilled adviser” and “wise counsellor” with “gravitas in court,” among market commentators. His expertise extends to all employment issues, including discrimination and harassment, TUPE, redundancy and tribunal conflicts.

  • Michael is rated as “highly strategic and helpful” and his team “provide good client service and deals with matters extremely quickly” Chambers & Partners UK