Expertise

Rebecca is a Partner in the Employment Group in Leeds.

Rebecca has over 15 years' experience within the employment field acting for large corporates on a wide range of both contentious and non-contentious HR matters. Rebecca's key specialisms include TUPE, the employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions, large scale redundancy/restructuring projects and complex high value tribunal litigation. Rebecca is a regular speaker at public seminars and roundtable events and regularly provides training to clients on a variety of topics such as TUPE, disciplinary and grievances, investigations, absence management and discrimination. 

Examples of recent work include: 

  • Advising a large PLC on a restructuring exercise involving a site closure, TUPE transfer  and collective changes to terms and conditions across multiple sites; 
  • Acting for a large PLC in the construction industry, defending complex multi-party claims for failure to inform and consult under TUPE (involving 400 claimants and multiple respondents);
  • Acting for a large US corporate on the employment aspects of an acquisition of a pharmaceuticals business spanning across multiple international jurisdictions;
  • Representing a well known airline and defending holiday pay claims from more than 500 claimants.
Professional memberships

Employment Lawyers Association

Education

 

  • Year qualified: January 2004
  • Woodhouse Grove School and Bradford Girls Grammar
  • Liverpool University and Pantheon-Sorbonne, Paris: English and French Laws with French LLB hons (2:1)
  • LPC, Nottingham Law School

 

 

Languages

French