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Katie is a managing associate in the employment team. She has experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, acting for employers and employees.

She has been involved in a number of tribunal hearings and has assisted with claims arising from complex discrimination and whistleblowing issues. Her role includes advising on TUPE issues, restructuring and redundancy processes, the enforceability of restrictive covenants, and the conduct of disciplinary proceedings. Katie also provides corporate support, advising on the terms of employment contracts, employee handbooks and company policies and procedures. She is an active member of the firm’s education sector group, with a particular focus on schools.

Katie presents seminars both internally and externally on a wide range of employment topics and has written articles for our regular employment update as well as external publications. She is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association. Katie joined the firm as trainee in 2010 and qualified as a solicitor in 2012.

Recent work highlights

  • Advising an international aerospace company on the successful settlement of claims arising from an employee’s trade union activities following an internal restructuring.
  • Successfully applying for injunctive relief for a multinational company following a team move which resulted in them setting up a rival company and advising on matters relating to confidential information and restrictive covenants.
  • Advising employees on negotiations with and litigation against major companies, including the settlement of potential sex and maternity discrimination claims against a major retailer.

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