Tatevik Grigorian

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Tatevik advises British and international companies with presence around the world and manages their cross-border employment law issues.

Tatevik drafts employment contracts, consultancy agreements, workplace policies and settlement agreements. She advises on all aspects of employment law, including grievances, disciplinary issues, restrictive covenants and terminations. Tatevik also provides day-to-day employment advice to HR and in-house counsel.

Recent Experience

  • Advising on employment status and IR35 legislation to US-headquartered businesses with offices in the UK.
  • Advising a US-based company on individual and large-scale redundancies in the UK and abroad including settlement negotiations.
  • Advising clients on the enforcement of post-termination restrictions in the UK and abroad.
  • Managing multiple cross-border projects involving 30+ jurisdictions for several large US corporations on various aspects of employment law, including cost management options following the Covid 19 pandemic, hybrid working and/or working from home, holiday entitlements in light of the pandemic, etc.

Career History

Tatevik joined Wedlake Bell in July 2016 and qualified as a Solicitor in August 2015 at a London law firm serving private individuals as well as companies and charities both in the UK and internationally. She is a member of Employment Lawyers Association (ELA).

Tatevik graduated from the London School of Economics with LLB Honours, followed by an LLM degree from the University College London and LPC from the College of Law. Her Masters’ degree dissertation has been published as a book in three languages. She speaks Armenian, Czech, Slovak and Spanish and understands Russian.


Changes to the taxation of termination payments.

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Multiple choice test resulting in an indirect disability discrimination claim

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Notice to terminate: Do you know when a notice period starts to run if sent by e-mail or post?

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Breastfeeding at work

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