Fraser is a skilled employment lawyer, with over 35 years’ experience in his field, having been called to the Bar in 1976 and going on to qualify as a solicitor 11 years later. He is well placed to advise on all employment disputes, boasting particular specialisms in discrimination claims and prevention, European Works Councils, union recognition and disputes, and whistleblowing.
Fraser also advises on redundancy and restructuring, data protection and employee privacy, and European Works Councils. In addition to his UK practice, Fraser is able to advise on cross-border employment law issues. As well as being frequently cited by the business press, he regularly speaks at major labour and employment law conferences.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
Recognised by Best Lawyers (UK) 2019 in the practice area of Employment
Fraser Younson of Keystone Law is a hugely experienced lawyer who is well known in the market. He is capable of assisting clients with a full range of matters.
Chambers UK 2018
Fraser Younson joined Keystone Law from Squire Patton Boggs in early 2016. He has extensive experience advising on complex employment law issues, including complicated team moves and restrictive covenant enforcement.
Chambers UK 2017
“Fraser Younson of Squire Patton Boggs is a hugely experienced employment practitioner. Sources value his clear and practical approach to instructions. He works with clients in the financial services, manufacturing and technology sectors”
"The highly practical and affable Fraser Younson is one of the best in the City"
"Fraser is a real force to be reckoned with in the employment world. Clients appreciate his breadth of experience which many agree is unsurpassed"
"Client-focused and entrepreneurial and is a good fighter"
"Fraser Younson rolls up his sleeves and gets on with it like one of the troops"
Legal 500 2011
"Revered as the hardest fighter in the field"
"At the top of the employment law tree ... outstanding knowledge and fantastic responsiveness"
"Younson is described by his peers as a ‘excellent and constructive lawyer’ and is lauded by clients as ‘so experienced that there is nothing that he has not seen’"
|2016||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2014-2016||Squire Patton Boggs (UK) LLP | Employment Partner|
|2006-2014||Berwin Leighton Paisner | Partner and Head of Employment Group|
|1999-2006||McDermott Will & Emery | Partner and Head of Employment Law|
|1982-1999||Baker & Mckenzie | Co-Head of Global Employment Group|
|1987||Qualified as a Solicitor|
|1976||Called to Bar|