Key promotion boosts Taylor&Emmet employment team A major promotion at Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, is enhancing the employment law and HR support it offers to businesses and individuals. Respected employment law specialist, Tom Draper, has been made a partner and head of department after 10 years with the firm. Having joined Taylor&Emmet to complete his legal training, Tom will now seek to grow the employment team, building on the quality advice for which it is renowned both locally and nationally, in sectors including construction, the motor trade and education. Tom said: “I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to lead the employment law team at Taylor&Emmet. We already have an excellent reputation for being genuine specialists in our field and I will endeavour to build on the quality legal advice we provide. I am grateful to the firm for providing me with the opportunity to develop the professional skills and experience to progress from trainee to head of department.” Praised by The Legal 500 2016 for his “accurate and helpful advice,” Tom will be continuing to offer responsive legal assistance to employers and individuals who value the firm’s transparency, cost certainty and plain speaking advice. Rob Moore, Taylor&Emmet’s head of business legal services, added: “Tom has proved himself to be a talented, creative solicitor with a passion for employment law and the future success of the firm. His promotion to partner and head of department demonstrates our faith in his ability to lead by example and become an ambassador for our successful business legal services team.” Taylor&Emmet offers a full range of employment law services to businesses and individuals. For more information, telephone (0114) 218 4000, visit www.tayloremmet.co.uk or follow the firm on Twitter, @tayloremmet.