Rachel is a specialist employment lawyer who advises employers on all UK HR-related matters, both contentious and non-contentious.
Rachel has advised clients across a wide range of sectors on their complex grievances, disciplinaries and employment litigation as well as providing employee relations services.
She has advised on several major redundancy programmes (including providing training and support to the relevant in-house HR teams), run high-value tribunal claims relating to sex, race and disability discrimination, supported major corporate transactions, and drafted/redrafted numerous HR policies for a range of clients.
In addition to the day-to-day support of organisations’ HR functions, she has a strong track record in conducting complex investigations. This includes interviewing individuals, reviewing large volumes of documentation, reaching conclusions and reporting out to leadership teams and key stakeholders.
Rachel has worked in-house at NBC Universal, where she headed the UK employment law function and oversaw work across the organisation’s 37 jurisdictions. She has also worked at two major law firms (Eversheds Sutherland and City law firm McDermott Will & Emery) and has spent time in-house at an investment bank and a major tech company.