In a recent case the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has found that a "perfunctory and insensitive" redundancy consultation process can impact on the ultimate…Read More
Laura Conway's Service Teams
Laura acts on both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. She supports her clients with a range of complex HR issues and regularly drafts and updates employment documentation, including employment contracts and handbooks. Laura is experienced with bringing and defending claims in the Employment Tribunal.
Laura also regularly advises on complex TUPE matters and provides employment support on business sales, property transactions and outsourcings.
Laura is experienced in managing international projects, co-ordinating advice in other jurisdictions and dealing with cross border issues.
Laura regularly acts for individuals, assisting them through the disciplinary, grievance, redundancy, flexible working and performance processes. She is experienced in negotiating exit packages and regularly advises on the terms of settlement agreements. Laura has experience acting for Claimants in Employment Tribunal proceedings and high value High Court claims.
- Advising on the employment aspects of a £10 million asset purchase for the buyer.
- Acting for a US technology company on a complicated grievance matter involving the UK managing director and defending a subsequent constructive dismissal and discrimination claim.
- Advising on a number of complex redundancy programmes.
- Advising an individual on her flexible working request and subsequent constructive dismissal, sex and pregnancy discrimination claim in the Employment Tribunal which were settled pre-Hearing on favourable terms.
Laura trained with Wedlake Bell and qualified into the Employment team in September 2010. Prior to commencing her training contract Laura spent a year with the IP and Commercial team.
Laura is a member of the ELA and regularly holds training sessions and seminars for her clients.
Articles & Comment
08 Dec, 2016 | Laura Conway
21 Jun, 2016 | Laura Conway
In a recently reported case involving a brokerage firm (Carreras v United First Partnership Research UKEAT/0266/15) the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has opened…Read More
29 Oct, 2015 | Laura Conway
If a business is proposing to make 20 or more redundancies in one establishment, then the procedure that needs to be followed is more onerous, takes at least 30…Read More
27 Oct, 2015 | Laura Conway
When the Equality Act 2010 ("EA") came into force, it was drafted to prohibit discrimination by association in relation to claims for direct discrimination and also…Read More
31 Jul, 2015 | Laura Conway
Since the landmark decision in Bear, Hertel, Amec v Foutlon, Woods and others (the "Bear Case") that some forms of overtime need to be considered in the calculation…Read More