Laura supports the work of the employment team in providing meaningful legal assistance to companies and individuals. She has previous experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, which includes the following:

  • preparing for and attending an 18 day hearing concerning a complex whistleblowing and sexual orientation discrimination claim. In particular, Laura co-ordinated the respondent's response to an application for further disclosure made by the claimant three days before the final hearing;
  • completing corporate due diligence, including reviewing employment contracts, policies and litigation and producing a detailed due diligence report which highlighted key risks for the client;
  • producing external briefing notes for clients, covering topics including termination, grievance handling and general HR queries; and
  • drafting and advising in relation to settlement agreements.

Laura is also an active member of the Birmingham Solicitors Group and Employment Lawyers Association, dedicated networks of legal professionals who encourage a collaborative and client-led approach to the practice of Employment Law.

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