Expertise

Rebecca is a Partner in the Employment Group in Leeds.

Rebecca has over 15 years' specialist experience in the employment field acting for large corporates on a wide range of both contentious and non-contentious matters. 

Rebecca's key specialisms include TUPE, large scale redundancy and restructuring projects and complex, high value tribunal litigation. Rebecca is an experience tribunal advocate and a regular speaker at seminars and roundtable events. Rebecca also provides training to clients on a variety of topics such as TUPE, discrimination, disciplinary and grievances, investigations and absence management. 

Examples of recent work include 

  • Advising a large PLC on a restructuring exercise involving a site closure and collective changes to terms and conditions across multiple other 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 more than 15 international jurisdictions
  • Representing a well-known airline in defending holiday pay claims from more than 700 claimants, ultimately resolving the matter through a lengthy and complex mediation process
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