Bishop & Sewell

Andrew Humphrey is a Senior Solicitor and Head of Employment & Business Regulation

Andrew Humphrey joined Bishop & Sewell in 2010, having previously worked for several large regional practices.

He heads the Employment Law and Business Regulations team and has a particular focus on:

  • advising companies and other organisations on difficult HR issues
  • rolling out HR-related projects to include redundancy and reorganisation exercises (often on a significant scale)
  • talent-recruitment and incentives work, to include designing bonus and commission schemes
  • crisis-management work, to include management of external whistleblowing events
  • advising on the employee aspects of the sale and purchases of businesses
  • regulatory compliance work, to include advising on the correction of regulatory infringements with a particular focus on the healthcare industry
  • IR35 compliance issues affecting both contractors and employment businesses
  • GDPR data protection issues, to include designing compliance programmes for clients
  • employment tribunal litigation work
  • High Court injunction work.

Andrew has particular experience in a number of sectors, including retail, hotel, biotech, social media technology, and private practice GP surgeries.

Specialist areas:

  • GDPR compliance
  • High Court injunction work
  • Unfair dismissal
  • Redundancy
  • IR35
  • Protecting commercial information
  • Healthcare and regulatory issues


  • The Law Society
  • Employment Lawyers’ Association

About Me

My first job: my first proper job was as a bus boy at a Joes’ Crab Shack in South Carolina.

"Andrew Humphrey is fantastic and is well respected by the entire management team."

Global biotech client

“Andrew Humphrey gives firm, unequivocal advice, which is what we want. He’s good at ‘cutting to the chase’ on issues.”

Healthcare services client

"Andrew Humphrey seems very committed. He goes out of his way to service us, even texting us out of hours about forthcoming legislation that might impact our business.”

Healthcare client

"Andrew is clearly technically very astute. He knew the ins and outs of TUPE and advised well on that."

UK biotech client