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 Amar Tembe

Regional Head of HR & Legal - North

LLB, LLM, Bar Finals Examination, PGD,CIWM

[email protected], 01709 782 946

Amar is responsible for managing Make UK’s HR & Legal team in the North of England, covering the North West/North East and Yorkshire & Humber areas. Amar trained as a Barrister and has a Master’s Degree in Employment Law and Employee Relations and a post graduate Diploma in Environmental Law. He has previously worked in both the public and private sector dealing with personnel, planning, environmental and criminal law matters and was an Editor to Butterworths Road Traffic Service  for in excess of 12 years .  He has over 30 years’ experience in dealing with contentious & non-contentious employment law issues. Amar is accredited in workplace mediation. He chairs the Y&H Employment Tribunal User Group.

Jonathan Young

Senior Adviser 

[email protected], 0114 268 0671

Jonathan has worked in HR for 28 years. He has a Post-Graduate Diploma in HR, is MCIPD qualified and studying for a Masters Degree in Employment Law. He provides advice on employment law matters as well as working as part of the consultancy team delivering training and working on projects.

Roger Grove

Senior Adviser

[email protected], 01709 782 949

Roger has been a qualified solicitor for over 30 years and became partner in a private law firm in 1995, carrying out a mixture of commercial contract litigation and employment law work. Roger acquired higher courts rights of audience and qualified as a civil and commercial mediator in 2004, before joining Make UK in 2011.


Philip Warnes

Senior Adviser

LLB (Hons), Solicitor

[email protected], 7584393707

Phil has 13 years’ experience of Employment Law.  He provides advice, support and guidance on all aspects of the law, and representation at Tribunal.  He has a particular interest in discrimination issues, and has considerable expertise in Equal Pay cases


Lisa Vaughan

Senior Adviser

LLB (Hons), Solicitor

[email protected], 0191 497 3262

Lisa has been at Make UK for 11 years as a Barrister. She has extensive experience in Employment Law and provides a range of services to Make UK members including HR/Legal advice on all aspects of Employment Law and support with Settlement Agreements and Employment Tribunals.


Simon Rochester

Senior Adviser

BA (Hons), Solicitor

[email protected], 0191 497 3264

Simon has worked for Make UK as a Solicitor for the past 12 years. He is highly experienced in Employment Law and provides the full range of membership HR and Legal Services to clients from advice to representation at Employment Tribunal. He also delivers training on legal topics. 

Andrew Galvin

Senior Adviser


[email protected], 0161 777 2503

Andrew has been with Make UK for over 15yrs.  Andrew advises on both contentious and non-contentious areas of employment law and appears as an advocate at Employment Tribunals and Employment Appeals Tribunal. Andrew covers all aspects of employment law.

Guy Holden

Senior Adviser

BA (Hons), MA (Law & Employee Relations), Chartered MCIPD

[email protected], 0161 777 2523

Guy has over 15 years HR management experience gained within both highly unionised manufacturing environments and the professional services sector.  He handles a range of HR related queries.

James Heath

Senior Adviser


[email protected], 0161 777 2556

James is highly experienced offering practical and pragmatic solutions. His expertise covers all aspects of employment law across a diverse range of industry sectors.  James appears in Tribunal all over the UK and undertakes training on all aspects of employment law.


Martin Warren-Jones

Senior Adviser

[email protected],                  01709 782 947

Martin qualified as a Solicitor in 2000 and has worked exclusively in Employment Law work since qualification, in the public and private sectors. Martin worked in private practice for five years before joining EEF in November 2006 and has considerable experience of Employment Tribunal work over the full range of Employment Law cases. He has also conducted his own advocacy before the Employment Appeal Tribunal.

Peter Sandeman

Senior Adviser

Solicitor - LLB, LLM (Advanced Litigation Practice)

[email protected]01709 782 944

Peter is an experienced solicitor who has worked in civil litigation for most of his career and for the past 15 years has specialised in employment law. He advises on all aspects of employment law, up to and including representation in employment tribunals.


Hugh Grime

Senior Advisor

LLB (Hons), MInstLM, PgDip Law, Solicitor

Hugh is a highly experienced employment solicitor with wide-ranging experience in the areas of HR and employment law both from an advisory and advocacy perspective. Hugh trained as a Barrister and has advised in complex cases involving equal pay, discrimination, harassment, sickness absence, performance and misconduct. He is also frequently asked to advise in outsourcing and insourcing arrangements and TUPE, involving public sector contracts. Hugh is a Level 5 ILM accredited Workplace Investigator and Mediator