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Jason Butwick
Partner at Dechert LLP


Jason Butwick is a partner at Dechert LLP and practices in all aspects of partnership and employment law, focusing on the financial services sector.

His practice covers structuring and drafting tailored partnership and employment documentation (such as partnership agreements, deeds of admission, employment contracts, incentive and deferral plans, policies and procedures) and advising on SMCR and Remuneration Code implications. He also regularly advises on partnership and employment disputes (such as disciplinary and grievance processes, dismissals, unlawful discrimination and whistleblowing claims, disputed member removals, bonus and remuneration disputes, and enforcement of confidentiality and non-competition obligations).

Mr. Butwick is the author of Tolley’s Guide to the National Minimum Wage (Tolley, 1999) and is a contributor to Hedge Funds and the Law (2nd edition, Sweet & Maxwell, 2016) and to Tolley’s Employment Law Looseleaf. He has been interviewed on Radio 4’s Today programme about employment law issues. He has also written numerous articles on regulatory, partnership and employment law topics and is a regular presenter on partnership and employment topics.

Mr. Butwick is recommended as a leading lawyer for employment and partnership in Chambers UK 2018 which describes him as a “technically excellent and commercially astute practitioner” who is engaging, productive, able to get things done on time and generally very much at the top of his game.

Agenda Sessions

  • Practicalities, Pitfalls and Retirement Agreements


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