Rebecca is a Partner in the Firm's Employment & Immigration Group. She is a highly experienced and strategic employment lawyer that enjoys finding solutions for clients. She is experienced in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law but has a particular focus on TUPE, large scale projects and reorganisations and complex litigation.
Rebecca's specialist experience covers a broad range of industry sectors but she has particular interest in Retail & Consumer, Financial Services and Energy. She acts for a variety of well-known and high profile names, both nationally and internationally.
Rebecca is regular speaker at thought leadership events and public seminars as well as being a regular commentator on employment law issues in the media.
Rebecca is adept at dealing with sensitive issues at a senior level within a client's business. She is praised by her clients for being "technically gifted" as well as being " adept at cutting to the crux of a matter quickly and decisively, and [she] is able to suggest practical and pragmatic resolutions."
Rebecca is solutions focussed and pragmatic, recognising that to achieve the best commercial outcome it is necessary to truly understand a client's business and their ultimate goals. Rebecca is an emotionally intelligent and collaborative lawyer that enjoys helping her clients navigate the right commercial path.
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.