Terry is a partner and the head of the employment law team. He conducts litigation giving practical advice, guiding clients on tactics in complex disputes and always seeking workable solutions. His team also advises on employment and HR issues for companies throughout the UK.
Terry is an experienced litigator but also a strong advocate of resolving disputes at an early stage to avoid lengthy and costly litigation. He is one of the few qualified employment disputes mediators in the South West.
He is ranked in Chambers and recommended in Legal 500 as “efficient, knowledgeable, and expert in the area.”
Chambers 2018 "He is calm, very professional and knowledgeable, and he guided us expertly through what could have become a very heated situation."
Terry has represented national and international companies, as well as charitable and public sector organisations. He is very familiar with local authority issues and how they work, the relationships between members, officers and third party providers.
He also has extensive expertise in the food and drink, minerals and hospitality sectors, advising businesses and employees on a variety of employment issues relevant to the sectors such as working time, breaks and casual workers.
Terry is regularly instructed by medical professionals in respect of Medical Practitioners Tribunal proceedings (MPTS), dealing with disciplinary issues involving GPs, consultants, psychiatrists and other medical experts, and the Nursing and Midwifery Council concerning internal disciplinary issues affecting nurses and nursing assistants.
His works includes:
Terry is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and is an elected town Councillor.
Outside of work, Terry keeps fit through hiking and going to the gym. He also enjoys live music (particularly Glastonbury) and motorcycling.
Recommended Lawyer - Legal 500 2017: "Stephens Scown LLP is a leader in the employment field. The outstanding Terry Falcao is very experienced and confident. Legal 500 is an independent guide to the legal profession who recognises top lawyers.
"Terry acted excellently on my behalf and achieved a good result for me and my family. He always had my best interests at heart" Happy Client