Khurram Shamsee - DAC Beachcroft

Khurram Shamsee


London - Fetter Lane

Khurram is a partner in the Employment and Pensions Group, and Head of the London Employment team. 

Khurram has extensive experience of supporting clients with their complex and strategic matters including: 

  • Defending a major investment bank against a complex and high value equal pay claim;
  • Project managing a post-acquisition integration exercise for a global software company, dealing with the harmonisation of terms and conditions and the automatic transfer of over 2,000 employees across 11 jurisdictions; 
  • Devising a protocol for a leading retail bank for responding to data subject access requests from customers and employees.

In particular Khurram is a recognised expert for discrimination and whistleblowing litigation before the Employment Tribunals, and also for data privacy and human rights issues arising in the employment context.

Khurram qualified in 2001 and joined DAC Beachcroft LLP in 2010.


"The "commercially minded" Khurram Shamsee heads the firm's employment team and was recently engaged to deal with a sensitive discrimination claim. According to one source: "He doesn't waste clients' time; he gets quickly to the point with an excellent, workable solution"." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition

"Department head Khurram Shamsee has been influential in developing the team’s expertise in the financial services sector." Legal 500 UK 2015 Edition, Employment, London

"Khurram Shamsee is "praised by sources for his cool demeanour under fire, and his considered, sensible advice"." Chambers and Partners UK 2016 Edition, Employment, London



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