Roy has been an advocate in employment and commercial litigation for over 35 years. Having worked as a senior litigation manager at City of London firm Ashurst, where he first met Saiichi in the 90s, Roy joined forces with Saiichi in June 2010 to work alongside him on the increasing case load of Sugiyama & Co and to service his clients who range from small, not-for-profit organisations through to FTSE 100 listed companies at Sugiyama & Co.
Roy specialises in contentious and non-contentious employment matters with a particular emphasis on disciplinary, grievance and discrimination. Roy has considerable experience in appearing before the Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeal Tribunal in race and sex discrimination claims, unfair dismissal, breach of contract, employment injunctions and has experience of judicial review. Roy is a member of Employment Lawyers Association.