Makbool Javaid, Chief Executive Officer
Makbool is the head of the Simons Muirhead & Burton employment law group. He has extensive experience of giving advice to businesses, both in the public and private sectors. Makbool was formerly a Partner at DLA Piper, a global law firm, and before that was head of law and senior policy adviser to a central government department. He is on the Advisory Board to HR Director Magazine and a regular contributor to People Management, CIPD’s “Employment Law for People Managers” and “Employment Law in Practice manuals”. Also co-author of “Discrimination and Diversity” published by Gee Publication and “Challenging Racism” published by Lawrence and Wishart.
He provides in-house training and coaching to senior managers/directors. He advises boards on business strategy and people management issues. He is also an Accredited Mediator, UN approved Investigator/trainer and he is on the LexisNexis Butterworth's expert panel.