Osborne & Wise is a boutique employment law firm with a genuinely modern approach. We offer straight forward solutions at an affordable cost.
When coming together as a group of senior lawyers to create Osborne & Wise, we spoke to all our clients and asked them what they look for in a law firm. Based on the feedback we received, we created a progressive business model that places the client experience at the centre of everything we do.
We work with both companies and individuals advising on all aspects of employment law. Our partner led service provides first class, cost effective legal solutions across a broad range of market sectors.
As a part of our flexible approach to billing, in addition to the traditional hourly rates charging set up, we also offer low cost monthly retainers to companies, allowing them to effectively budget their legal costs year on year. Our cost effective business model also allows us to offer more innovative billing structures to best suit an individual’s commercial needs and expectations.
“Osborne & Wise are 100% dedicated to the client’s needs. They give professional, sound employment law advice backed up by the commercial and legal expertise necessary to advise on a diverse spectrum of HR issues.”
Cathy Lightowlers, CIMB Bank Berhad and CIMB Securities UK Ltd – Head of HR & Administration
“Dan and Lucy have provided us with excellent commercial and strategic employment law advice and we really like their practical can-do approach.”
Jonathan Kaye, Chief Executive, Richoux Group plc
“Being in the creative/media industry, it is essential that our legal advisors approach matters with a high level of sensitivity and adopt a tailored approach to the advice they give. Daniel’s advice and counsel has always been incredibly helpful, so when he said he was setting up Osborne & Wise I didn’t think twice about working with him and his team.”
Sorcha Shepherd, Caviar Content – Managing Executive Producer
“Having worked as State Bank of India’s employment lawyer in the UK over a number of years, Daniel’s pragmatic approach has always allowed us to achieve the best outcome in all situations no matter how complex.”
David Attree, State Bank of India – Chief Risk Officer
“Eliza has been very responsive, providing professional service and has been supportive during some difficult negotiations. She stays calm and focused. I recommend her anytime.”
Bertrand Van Ee
“Eliza and the team at Osborne Wise helped me navigate a complex and difficult process and did so with expert advice, care and great counsel. Eliza was highly responsive, knowledgeable and also extremely easy to deal with. I highly recommend Eliza and the work of Osborne Wise.”
“I worked with Eliza on an employment matter in 2016 when I was CFO at a climate change not-for-profit. I warmly recommend her if you have landed here. I found her to be very responsive, giving thoughtful and nuanced advice.”
Prescott Price – CEO – Lessons for Life Foundation
“Eliza was excellent. She was very responsive in relation to a redundancy situation and provided good, clear advice that ensured I understood my position as well as my options. I will definitely use Eliza again in the future.”
“I had a very positive experience using Osborne & Wise and found Eliza to be really thorough and thoughtful in the advice she gave, while always being pragmatic and receptive to comments and very prompt in a time-sensitive situation.”
Ed Rubin – Managing Director – Scott Free London
“Lucy was practical yet ensured she obtained the best outcome for me. Lucy spelt everything out to me in terms I was able to understand and was patient when I queried anything. She was both friendly and approachable whilst remaining highly professional at all times. I have already recommended her to one of my colleagues, and would not hesitate to do so again.”
“We are an SME with 60+ staff and all the associated challenges with personnel that this brings. I now sleep at night knowing that we can contact Dan Wise and his team to get exactly the right employment law advice every time. We really appreciate Dan’s down to earth approach to problems that could very quickly spiral out of control. We especially appreciate the financial package that Osborne & Wise offer as it enables us to have access to top talent at a cost effective rate.”
Frank Murphy at BTC Group
“Great suggestions, both on the strategy as well as short term tactics.”
“Eliza’s insight and accuracy are second to none – she is very helpful, extremely knowledgeable and an absolute pleasure to deal with. If you have her on your side, you will know you are in safe hands.”
“Eliza provided me with an excellent service. She completely understood my situation and requirements and did all she could to meet them. Highly recommended.”
“Eliza was clear, complete, and helpful in her advice. I felt confident after talking to her that I had the information I needed to make the right decision. She was also clear about the process and terms of our work together, I would recommend her to anyone.”
“Lucy helped me address the issues, giving her advice as to the best path to take clearly and succinctly. She was very conscious of costs, and was very upfront about them with me. She always had time to discuss the best path positively and with a smile, and delivered output on the promised timelines. I can highly recommend her services!”
“Very efficient and professional service. Lucy was able to quickly resolve a difficult employment law issue.”
“Quality Service from Osborne Wise with a friendly touch. Daniel Wise was very intuitive and insightful at a difficult time and I was satisfied with the outcome.”
“Thank you Daniel for all your efforts with my exit from employment recently. I was re-assured by your handling of my case and delighted with the result.”
“Daniel is always diligent, knowledgeable, efficient and astute in his handling of the situation. Additionally, his fees are always reasonable. I would have no hesitation in recommending him to any of my contacts.”
“I have worked with Daniel a number of times across many years and have always been thoroughly impressed with the quality of the advice received and his ability to constructively reconcile difficult situations to everyone’s benefit I would recommend him without hesitation.”
“Daniel Wise is always very personable and gets to the crux of requirements quickly and efficiently.”
“I found Dan to be very measured, pragmatic and relevant in the advice he provided. He listened very carefully and asked lots of questions before jumping to conclusions and recommending actions. Most importantly, he focused on my needs rather than maximizing his firms’ billing hours. Very impressed and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.”
“During a pretty stressful time Osborne and Wise’s insight was always on point and I would have no hesitation in recommending them to friends, family, candidates and clients.”
“The differentiators that set Lucy Bloom and Daniel Wise apart were very clear from the outset. They listened to the detail and have a true mastery of the law. I was carefully guided every step of the way and consistently impressed with the level of attention to detail, promptness of their actions and feedback. Lucy and Daniel forged a genuinely caring professional relationship with me, which was a vital lifeline during the difficult and emotional moments in my case. When it came down to the tough negotiations they were both strategically and tactically outstanding.”
“When cornered by an employer, Eliza will transform any initial ambiguity into masterfully advantaged result. I recommend Osborne and Wise to anyone without hesitation”
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