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Elizabeth Slattery


Elizabeth Slattery

Head of the London Employment practice, Elizabeth has over 30 years' experience advising clients on employment law issues on a national and international basis. She is known as a lawyer who dispenses 'commercial, solutions-orientated advice' and who 'always gets the job done'. With her strategic approach and experience, Elizabeth helps clients to navigate their way through sensitive Board and senior executive issues, complex corporate transactions and challenging employment aspects of regulatory and other investigations. On the contentious side of her practice, Elizabeth defends international corporations in employment disputes in the Employment Tribunal and High Court.

She has achieved successful results for clients facing complex claims such as discrimination and equal pay, enforcement of post-termination covenants and protection of confidential information and unfair and wrongful dismissal claims. Elizabeth also advises clients on collective employment law, employee consultation, trade union recognition and industrial action.Her clients include household names from all business sectors, but Elizabeth has particular knowledge of the financial services, energy and manufacturing industries. Elizabeth is recognised as a leading UK employment law practitioner in both UK and international directories, who note that 'Elizabeth provides her clients with sound, pragmatic advice and is always quick to appreciate the intricacies of a problem'.


Education and admissions


  • LL.B. (Hons), University of Leeds, 1980

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How a Brexit from the EU could change employment law

People Management
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