Peter Talibart
Name: Peter Talibart
Firm Name: Seyfarth Shaw (UK) LLP
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom
Practice Area: International Employment Law

Telephone: + 44 207 763 2550
Fax: + 312 460 7590

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Professional Biography:

Mr. Talibart is a partner in the International Labour & Employment practice of Seyfarth Shaw (UK) LLP and leads the firm’s London office.  He is qualified in both Canada and the UK.

Mr. Talibart is employment counsel to major multinationals and financial institutions on strategic cross-border employment issues.  His expertise is in all aspects of UK and cross-border employment law, in particular international corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance (employment), financial services compliance and ethical H.R. issues. He is an accomplished human rights advocate and has given formal evidence to the Parliaments of the UK and Canada on draft Modern slavery laws. He has led some of the largest and most complex employment law projects in the world, including the core redesign of a national labor law system and a multi-billion euro global restructure in 120 jurisdictions.

Mr. Talibart is a popular speaker and has lectured in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Australia on international employment law issues.  He has appeared on BBC Television News and has been quoted in major British, French and German newspapers including, The Times, The Financial Times, The Independent, The Guardian and The Sunday Telegraph.  He has been published widely in various HR and employment law journals in the UK, Europe and in the U.S. His work has been recognized by several legal awards organizations.

He is co-chair of the Employment and Industrial Relations Law Committee of the International Bar Association.


  • LLM, King’s College London, University of London
  • LLB, University of Ottawa
  • B.A., (Hons) Trent University


  • England and Wales, Solicitor
  • Canada, (Ontario) Solicitor


  • Co-Presenter, “UK Employment Law 2019: What To Watch Out For,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (January 31, 2019)
  • “Global Policies and Practices – Achieving Consistency and Avoiding Legal Risk,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (June 13, 2017)
  • “Human Trafficking and Your Company’s Supply Chain: The Reality and Risks,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (June 29, 2016)
  • “International Spotlight: UK Employment Law Briefing,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (May 11, 2016)
  • “The International HR Legal Advisor – A Toolkit for Advising Globally and Locally, Session Two: Global Reduction in Force, Part 1 – The Essentials for EMEA,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (June 19, 2014)
  • “International Webinar Series: The International HR Legal Advisor – A Toolkit for Advising Globally and Locally,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (April 23, 2014)
  • “Temporary employees around the world: Is there really a difference anymore?,” Webinar, presented by Seyfarth Shaw LLP (October 20, 2011)