Expertise

Philippa advises on all aspects of employment law, including general advice and support for corporate mergers, acquisitions and restructures.  She also provides litigation advice and support on a wide range of contentious matters.  

She is particularly experienced in managing large scale redundancy and restructuring / outsourcing programmes.  She also enjoys working with HR professionals and managers to review practice in line with employment law. 

Examples of recent work undertaken include:

  • Mini secondment to a FTSE 100 retailer to support a redundancy, restructuring and relocation programme;
  • TUPE advice to a FTSE 100 retailer on a store sale programme
  • Litigation advice and support for several FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 employers
  • Merger and acquisition support for a number of repeat clients including Due Diligence support and indemnity negotiation 
  • General telephone advice to a range of employers on a wide range of employment issues including drafting service agreements, contracts of employment and settlement agreements.
Memberships
  • Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (FCIPD)
  • Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI)
  • Member of the Law Society and the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS)
  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Philippa is also a member of the Employment Lawyers Association (ELS) and the Industrial Law Society (ILS).
Education
  • University of Manchester – Ph.D. (Law) – 2019.
  • Philippa successfully defended her doctoral thesis on the application of the TUPE Service Provision Change (SPC) Regulations in January 2019.