Laura is a Senior Associate in the Employment team in our London office and has worked for the team since 2016.
Her work includes advising on a wide range of both contentious and non-contentious employment issues. She has considerable experience of advising clients on the handling of all types of Employment Tribunal claims including complex discrimination and whistleblowing claims. Laura has also advised on various High Court disputes including breach of contract claims and injunction applications.
Laura also has experience advising clients on the handling of workplace issues including grievances, disciplinaries, large and small scale redundancies, contractual issues, restrictive covenants, mental health issues and other employee relation issues. She also has experience in managing and advising on TUPE issues.
Laura advises across a spectrum of sectors including financial and professional services, insurance and retail.
She has also presented on various topics in employment law including disciplinary and grievance processes, TUPE transfers, case law updates and discrimination.
Represented (and successfully defended) employers in Employment Tribunal litigation including unfair dismissal, equal pay, whistleblowing and discrimination claims.
Assisted with injunction applications following former employees' breach of restrictive covenants.
Advised on large scale redundancy exercises, with collective consultation and simultaneous TUPE transfers.
Drafted letters before action and undertakings in relation to alleged breaches of confidentiality provisions and / or covenants of serving and former employees.
Advised on complex grievance exercises, with issues including mental health, disability and harassment.
Advised on gender pay gap reporting and arising issues.